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.
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
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
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
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.
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.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Painting does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
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.
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