Course code: 900-82771

Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Painting

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Overview About this course

Learn to manipulate light and colour and use different painting methods and materials including acrylics, oil paint and watercolour. Develop your individual style and create memorable works of art in TAFE NSW's professional art studios.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Manipulate and experiment with light and colour

  • Select appropriate materials and processes

  • Incorporate a range of painting techniques and materials

  • Develop, practise and refine your individual ideas

  • Use safe practices when handling equipment, materials and tools

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in visual arts

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • Specialist skills to develop technical and conceptual paintings

  • A sound understanding of how to use light and colour confidently

  • The ability to research and explore historical and contemporary practices to inform your own work

  • The knowledge and skills to use a range of painting techniques to produce a body of creative work

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Access to a computer and a strong Wi-fi signal

  • Basic art supplies such as pencils, paint brushes, acrylic and oil paints

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: art gallery/museum curator, illustrator, practising artist, council arts assistant and art tutor with the Diploma of Visual Arts.

Study pathways

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Research and apply light and colour CUAACD534

  • Refine painting techniques CUAPAI511

  • Investigate painting materials and processes CUAPAI512

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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