THE BIG 3: CS, PP and EX

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Theoretical Practice – COMPARATIVE STUDY (20%): This is a critical and contextual investigation (which means considering why art is the way it is)  You will analyze and compare art and artifacts by different artists and from different cultures.  You will then develop a practical outcome from your study.  This is all about looking at art and responding to what you see.

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Art Making Practice – PROCESS PORTFOLIO (40%): You will explore different techniques and develop your skills.  You will make art using media both familiar and new.  This is all about experimenting and learning new skills.

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Curatorial Practice – EXHIBITION (40%): This is the culmination of your course.  You will put on an exhibition of your finished art work.  This is about you as an artist.

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