Course code: 800-001182

TAFE Statement in Open Studio Practice - Painting (Advanced)

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Overview About this course

Improve your painting skills in acrylics, mixed media or oils. Work on a creative project from conception to completion. Get technical advice from a teacher mentor, followed by ample studio time, and learn to enhance your brushwork and use of colour.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Explore specific concepts in consultation with your teacher mentor and other students

  • Apply techniques that enhance your use of colour, such as light and colour theory and colour mixing

  • Enhance your brushwork and use specific painting materials and processes to achieve your goals

  • Put forward a creative proposal and work on a self-directed painting project in acrylic, mixed media or oil paints

  • Work safely and independently in an art studio

  • Work alongside other artists and gain opportunities to build connections and community

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • A potential pathway to further study in visual art

  • Advanced painting skills and knowledge

  • Completed paintings to showcase in your portfolio

  • Potential networking opportunities with other artists and like-minded individuals

  • Professional studio experience

  • The opportunity to show your work in an exhibition, undertake a commission or enter your work in prizes or competitions

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

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

  • Consultation with the Head Teacher at your TAFE NSW campus to check your suitability to study this course

Entry recommendations

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

  • An interest in getting more studio time as a painter

  • Advanced painting skills

  • Completed a Diploma of Visual Arts or have equivalent professional experience as a practising artist

  • The ability to work independently and safely in an art studio

  • Your own art materials and equipment including protective equipment (PPE) and covered footwear

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 Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: studio painter, illustrator and practicing artist.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • Open Studio Practice - Painting (Advanced) 800001182A

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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