Contemporary Art Practices Technical Application


This module is designed to enable the student to reach the proficient standard of technical skill required for the production of art works, and to have a sufficient understanding of their materials to enable safe and professional working practices.

Learning Outcomes

  1. To have reached a basic understanding of materials used in the making of art works (paint, mediums, grounds, papers, surfaces, supports).

  2. To have acquired practical knowledge of tools and basic stretcher construction.

  3. To be able to prepare canvases and surfaces for the application of paint.

  4. To have a basic knowledge of conservational issues in fine art preparation.

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