Official JUPEB Syllabus For Visual Art (+PDF)

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JUPEB Visual Art syllabus PDF and text is broken into two semesters with two broad courses each.

FIRST SEMESTER

  • VSA 001: ARTS HISTORY
  • VSA 002: TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

SECOND SEMESTER

  • VSA 003: THREE DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
  • VSA 004: THE DECORATIVE ARTS AND OTHER CRAFT TRADITIONS

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VSA 001 — Arts History

1. Arts Movement

  • Renaissance art of Europe, abstract expressionism, surrealism, cubism, abstraction, pop art, minimal art, conceptual art, expressionism issue-based art and globalisation

2. Nubian and Egyptian Arts

  • Characterisation of Nubian and Egyptian arts

3. African Arts of the Subsaharan Region

  • Masking traditions, classical sculptures from Nigeria, Nok, Igboukwu, Ife, Benin, Tsoede, Owó, and such other artistic traditions

4. Art Personalities across the Globe

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Paul Cezanne
  • Bruce Onobrakpeya
  • Yussuff Grillo
  • Malangatana Valente
  • David Koloane
  • El Salahi
  • Skunder Boghosian

VSA 002 — Two Dimensional Design

1. Painting

  • Landscape and seascape
  • Figure studies
  • Still-life
  • Portraits

2. Drawing

  • General drawing from nature
  • Still-life and imaginative composition

3. Textile

  • Tools and materials associated with basic textiles
  • Use of colour and principles of design
  • Basic design for textile production
  • Practical exercises in selected areas such as textile design, Resist and dyeing, Printing and painting, Construction and alternative media, Fashion design and accessories, body adornment, costume and set design
  • Socio-cultural significance of cloth in Africa
  • Textile tradition in Africa such as:
    • Nigeria — Sanyan, Akwete, Kijipa
    • Ghana — Etu, Kente
    • Mali — Kanga and Mud cloth
  • Selected textile production centres such as Asoke weaving in Southwestern Nigeria, cloth dyeing in Kano

4. Graphics, Photography, Printmaking

  • Printing methods
  • Photography techniques
  • Graphic art and design

VSA 003 — Three Dimensional Design

1. Sculpture

  • Materials and methods in sculpture
  • Modelling simple forms and relief sculpture
  • Studies in sculpture in the round
  • Casting technique in sculpture
  • Metal assemblage

2. Ceramics

  • Methods of using clay for hand building, slip casting, slab building, and wheel throwing technique
  • Drying and firing
  • Use of slip and oxides for decorating and painting
  • Glazing and firing techniques

VSA 004 — The Decorative Arts and Other Craft Traditions

1. Jewelry Making

  • Materials and methods
  • Bead stringing
  • Wirework

2. Simple Casting

  • Simple casting procedure, cire perdue, centrifugal casting, cuttlefish casting, sandcasting techniques

3. Indigenous Materials

  • Stones, bones, shells, wood, buttons, paper and fabrics

4. Crafts

  • Basket weaving, paper mache art, and wirework

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