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DIGITAL PAINTING & EXPANDED ANIMATION: DRAWING & PAINTING

Program Information

Drawing & Painting with a Digital Painting & Expanded Animation specializtion approaches digital painting and animation as fundamentally hybrid practices. It challenges students to expand contemporary modes of art production and exhibition beyond the canvas, the screen and the gallery space to generate works that engage the rapidly evolving nature of contemporary image making, animation and digital visual culture. Supported by a laptop program, Digital Painting & Expanded Animation through Drawing & Painting fosters experimental approaches to creative practice and integration of analog and digital modes of production with collaborative, experiential and online learning. Student collaboration will be of key importance to the overall arc of Digital Painting & Expanded Animation through Drawing & Painting  in the classroom, and with industry and community partners.

Liberal studies courses are listed under the Liberal Arts & Sciences and designated by course type LST in the course schedule. See the Liberal Art & Sciences for an outline of the degree liberal studies requirements.

Students must fulfill all requirements listed in the major program guide published in the year they were admitted to OCAD U. For example, a student admitted to OCAD U in 2012 must follow the major program guide published in the Fall/Winter 2012/2013 Course Calendar.

Laptop Program

Digital Painting & Expanded Animation through Drawing & Painting is part of the Laptop Program. Students are required to have a laptop as well as their own external hard drives in order to transfer and store their digital media. We recommend the purchase of Apple MacBook Pro computers. Students are required to pay the associated fees for software and support. Please see the Laptop Program guide for Integrated Media and information on Laptop Program fees


Digital Painting & Expanded Animation: Drawing & Painting
Program Guide

All students should refer to Liberal Arts & Sciences for an outline of the liberal studies degree requirements.

Students who have declared a minor may use undesignated liberal studies distribution courses and up to a 0.5 credit of Art elective courses to fulfill minor course requirements and major course requirements at the same time.

COURSE CODE         COURSE TITLE CREDIT
100 Level Requirements
Liberal studies courses
The following required courses can be taken in the Fall or Winter semesters:  
VISC 1B02  Global Visual and Material Culture: Beginnings to 1800 0.5
VISC 1B07 Global Visual and Material Culture: 1800 to Present               
0.5
Choose one of the following: 0.5
ENGL 1B04 The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics  
ENGL 1B05 The Essay and the Argument: ESL   
Studio courses
The following required courses indicate the semester they should be taken in:  
Full year  semester (fall and winter):  
DRPT 1C01
Introduction to Painting
1.0
DRPT 1C02
Drawing
1.0
Winter  semester:  
GART 1B05
Form and Structure
0.5
Fall or Winter semester:  
GART 1B06
Time-Based Media
0.5
Time-Based media is taken in one of the following streams:
   


i) Multi-Disciplinary
    Students acquire experience with time-based practices through projects in video, performance, audio and the creative use of electronics.
 


ii) Animation
    Students create short animation pieces using a variety of techniques which may include traditional and digital processes.
 


iii) Electronics
    Students build contemporary art piece(s) using techinques which may include soldering, building simple circuits and introductory programming.


iv) Video
    Students produce a contemporary art video(s) which may include scripting, camera work, editing and post-production.
 
Choose your Time-Based Media class from this Schedule of Time-Based Media classes   
   
Choose one of the following elective courses to be taken in the Fall  semester: 0.5
Digital Practices, for those less familiar with digital tools, develops skills while considering how artists respond to and create the very structures by which the digital is presented.
GART 1B03
Introduction to Digital Practices: Globalization
The creative process unfolds through research, discovery, and production that combine and form the basis of an art practice.
GART 1B30
Creative Process: Digital Printmaking

GART 1B32
Creative Process: Photography

GART 1B33
Creative Process: 2D Animation

GART 1B70
Creative Process: Art & Code

Narrative is key to contemporary visual practice as the unfolding of stories, the exploration of events, histories, ideas, and memories.
GART 1B43 Narrative Strategies: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture and Installation  
The intersection of human activity and natural phenomena provides a zone of contention under investigation in contemporary art today.
GART 1B53 Nature & Culture: Multidisciplinary Approaches  
Site & Intervention challenges traditional notions of how space can have an impact on artwork by intervening on public and other spaces. 
GART 1B60  Site & Intervention: Critical Practices   
Total Credits
5.0

 

 200 Level Requirements
DRPT 2B13       
Contemporary Issues: Art Today        
 0.5
DRPT 2C03
Painting Studio
 1.0
INTM 2B11
Animation: Origins & Techniques
 0.5
INTM 2B14
Compositing & Digital Animation
 0.5
DRPT 2B39
Painting & Digital Imaging 1
 0.5
VISA 2B07
History of Modern Art
 0.5
200 Level
Visual Culture (VISA, VISC, VISD, VISM) or
ENGL, HUMN, SCTM, SOSC
 0.5
200 Level ENGL, HUMN, SCTM or SOSC
 0.5
200 Level ENGL, HUMN, SCTM or SOSC
 0.5
Total Credits
 5.0

 
     
300 Level Requirements
DRPT 3C11  Intermediate Painting Studio    1.0
DRPT 3B27    Painting & Digital Imaging 2: Collaboration   0.5
DRPT 3B28   Painting & Digital Imaging 2: Production    0.5
DRPT 3B29  Pixel Pusher (STU/SEM)  0.5
INTM 3B50 Advanced Animation Studio & Critique  0.5
200 or 300 Level  Art elective  0.5
VISM 3B03  Animation: Critical Perspectives  0.5
200, 300, or 400 Level  ENGL, HUMN, SCTM or SOSC  0.5
200, 300, or 400 Level ENGL, HUMN, SCTM, or SOSC 0.5
Total Credits
 5.0

 
   
400 Level Requirements 
DRPT 4E01 DPXA Capstone Project  2.0
ASOC 3B01  Community Practice   0.5
CROS 3B01  Professional Practice  0.5
400 Level  DRPT course   0.5
300, or 400 Level
Visual Culture (VISA, VISC, VISD, VISM) or
ENGL, HUMN, SCTM, SOSC
 0.5
300, or 400 Level ENGL, HUMN, SCTM or SOSC  
 0.5
300, or 400 Level
ENGL, HUMN, SCTM or SOSC  
 0.5
Total Credits
 5.0

 

Eligibility to Graduate

Please note that students are eligible to graduate if they:
• Have fulfilled all program requirements.
• Are in good academic standing (if 2.0 or more credits taken since last academic performance review require minimum 60% average for those courses).
• Have on overall average of at least 60%.
• Have an average of at least 65% in the designated courses of their major/program (Design only).
• Have no outstanding accounts at the university.




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