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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 1003 VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS

VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS is the study of non-literary visual forms of creative expression for artistic and aesthetic purposes.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the history, development and theory of the visual arts, and the artistic and technical aspects of creating and producing art and craft and photographs. It also involves developing the ability to design, create and exhibit an original piece of work.

Courses in Narrow Field 1003 Visual Arts and Crafts develop skills in:
. adjusting camera angles, settings and subjects to achieve the desired effect
. developing ideas for artistic presentation
. drawing, painting, sculpting and using other techniques to produce artistic objects
. selecting artistic media, methods and materials
. using appropriate equipment and techniques to produce high quality photographs
. using techniques to harmonise light, line, colour, design and form

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

100301  Fine Arts
100303  Photography
100305  Crafts
100307  Jewellery Making
100309  Floristry
100399  Visual Arts and Crafts, n.e.c.



100301 Fine Arts

Fine Arts is the study of non-literary visual forms of creative expression for artistic and aesthetic purposes, and the methods of creating those forms.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. art appreciation
. calligraphy
. drawing
. painting
. sculpture

Exclusions:

Art history. This is included in Detailed Field 090305 History.


100303 Photography

Photography is the study of composing, taking, developing, printing, enlarging and presenting photographs for creative and practical purposes.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. photographic development
. view camera control and manipulation
. photo equipment technology
. photographic theory
. photographic lighting techniques


100305 Crafts

Crafts is the study of fashioning individual objects for decorative, ornamental and functional purpose.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. batik
. ceramics
. embroidery
. tapestry
. woodcraft


100307 Jewellery Making

Jewellery Making is the study of designing, producing and repairing ornaments for personal adornment.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. lapidary
. gem settings
. jewellery design
. precious and non-precious metal working


100309 Floristry

Floristry is the study of designing and displaying floral arrangements.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. cut flower presentation
. floral design and colour
. floristry equipment
. floristry plant materials


100399 Visual Arts and Crafts, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. animation
. fashion consultancy

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