Shape your relationship with art and design principles. Explore colour dimensions and textures. Find creative solutions to problems as they come up. Get to know the practical and conceptual tools you’ll rely on in a career in arts and design.
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This subject was previously known as VAR100 Art and Design Fundamentals.
This subject introduces students to the fundamentals common to art and design practices. The aim of the subject is to increase awareness of possibilities and to equip students with conceptual tools that can be used for generating, developing and refining art and design ideas. As well the subject develops analytical skills for trouble-shooting when an art or design work is not developing as intended.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.