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VA2822 - Printmaking Techniques

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to all students

Students will be taught fundamental skills in the visual arts area of printmaking. Emphasis will be on the exploration of traditional and contemporary approaches to visual art expression. Methodology appropriate to visual arts practice will be implemented. Students will be taught to apply professional standards of presentation.

Learning Outcomes

  • to gain an appreciation of the inherent qualities of processes and techniques in the studio major area of printmaking;
  • to identify, employ and demonstrate proficiency in key competencies necessary to visual arts practice;
  • to develop problem-solving skills to assist in creative decision- making and critical inquiry in fine art.
Basic skills in Visual Art fundamentals


Cairns, Block, Study Period 6
Census Date 26-Jun-2014
Non-standard start/end 02-Jun-2014 to 01-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 30-Jun-2014 to 09-Jul-2014 (45 hrs Practicals -Classes will be held 9-4.30pm on 30 June, 1,2,7,8,9 July)
Coordinator: Dr Russell Milledge, Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright
Workload expectations:
  • 45 hours practicals - 45 hrs Practicals -Classes will be held 9-4.30pm on 30 June, 1,2,7,8,9 July
Assessment: four practical projects (20% each) (80%); research journal/visual diary (20%) (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.