BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Fine Arts was established in the year 1977 as a single major course primarily to train students to acquire the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), as professional Fine Arts Teachers. The Department started with only six (6) students, but later the number of students increased to an appreciable number as a single major course. The department has in its records, set up a society of Education through Art during this period to promote Art and Art Education. It also has in addition a Heritage museum to promote an understanding of our cultural heritage. For more than a decade, Fine and Applied Art is being offered as a double major course. In other words, the programme is not combined with any other subject.

PHILOSOPHY

The philosophy of this programme is to provide academic and professional training for NCE Teachers in Fine and Applied Arts. It aims at developing student’s aesthetic perception, artistic talents and expression as well as stimulates interest and enquires in the practical and theoretical areas, particularly as they affect the teaching of art at the primary and junior secondary school levels.

OBJECTIVES

The programme objectives are as follows:-

  1. Training professional art teachers to fill the manpower needs of the primary and junior secondary schools;
  2. Equipping and providing the teachers with knowledge, understanding and skills in Fine and Applied Arts;
  • Equipping students with the necessary knowledge and skills for the promotion of Nigerian and world’s artistic and cultural heritage;
  1. Developing in the would –be teachers the ability to communicate effectively through the arts; and
  2. Preparing teachers to qualify for and benefit from teacher education at the university level.
  3. Equipping NCE graduates with manipulative skills which will make them self-reliant job creators.
  • GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
  1. A senior Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or GCE O level with credit in 4 subjects including English Language , three of which must be at credit level at the same sitting or four credits at  two sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer. Credits in English and /or Mathematics may be required in some courses.
  2. A grade II Teacher’s Certificate (TC II) with credit or merit in three subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer. Credit/merit in English Language and/or mathematics may be a requirement in some courses.
  3. For candidates wishing to offer courses in Vocational and Technical Education, R.S.A or City and Guilds intermediate certificate and the Federal Craft Training Certificate with credit/merit in at least four subjects, are acceptable qualifications. Associate ship Certificate in Education awarded by an approved Institution in Nigeria or abroad, is also acceptable as qualification.
  4. All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must enrol for and write the selection examination organized by an accredited body such as Successful candidates in the Pre- NCE final examinations who also take and succeed in a selection examination organized by an accredited body are qualified for admission. It should be noted that some colleges may in addition to all of the above, administer their own elimination tests and or interviews for some courses. This is legitimate. 5 credits at two sittings including English and any relevant subject (Visual Arts).

ii)ADDITONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Minimum of cumulative credit in Fine Art related subjects from Technical Colleges.
  2. One of the credits referred to in 3(i) a-d must be in Fine Art.
  3. The successful completion of Pre- NCE programme referred to in 3(i)e  must be in Fine and Applied Arts.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     To graduate as a Fine and Applied Arts teacher, a candidate must earn a minimum of 130 credits. The breakdown is as follows:

Education Courses                        30

General Studies Courses                18

Teaching Practice                        6

Fine and Applied Arts Courses    64

SIWES                                       04

                                  Total        118

EXAMINATION

Examination is usually conducted at the end of each semester. It is the responsibility of each course lecturer to set his/her questions, prepare marking    scheme and mark exam scripts, enter C.A and Exams result. Moderation of questions and students result is done both within and outside the college for NCE I,II,III, and Pre-NCE respectively. Issuance of results is however the sole responsibilities of the college Exams office after due process.

TEACHING PRACTICE

Every student is required to do Teaching Practice and the credit is recorded in EDU 324.

PROJECT

Every student is required to do his project in FAA (Art History, Art Education Sculpture, painting, Ceramics, Graphics or Textiles) and the credit recorded in EDU 323. All practice projects are to be accompanied by a written report

Courses Offered in the Department

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

VTE 110

Intro. To Voc. & Tech. Educ.

1-0-0

1

C

FAA 111

Art History 1

1-0-0

1

C

FAA 112

Art Education

1-0-0

1

C

FAA 113

Life and General Drawing

2-0-2

2

C

FAA 114

Basic Design

2-0-3

2

C

FAA 115

Painting

1-0-4

2

C

FAA 116

3 Dimensional Art

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 117

Computer Graphics

1-0-0

1

C

TOTAL

 

13

C

SECOND SEMESTER- YEAR ONE

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

FAA 121

Art History II

2-0-0

1

C

FAA 122

Art Education II

1-1-0

1

C

FAA 123

Life and General Drawing

1-1-3

2

C

FAA 124

Basic Design

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 125

Panting

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 126

3 Dimensional Art

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 127

Computer Graphics

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 128

Photography

1-0-2

1

C

TOTAL

 

13

C

 YEAR TWO – IRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

FAA 210

Entrepreneurship in FAA I

1-0-1

1

C

FAA 211

Art History III

2-0-0

1

C

FAA 212

Art Education III

2-0-0

1

C

FAA 213

Life and General Drawing

1-0-2

2

C

FAA 214

Graphics

1-0-2

1

C

FAA 215

Painting

1-0-2

2

C

FAA 216

Sculpture

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 217

Ceramics

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 218

Textiles

1-0-2

2

C

TOTAL

 

14

C

 YEAR TWO – SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

VTE 220

Entrepreneurship in FAA I1

1-0-1

1

C

FAA 221

Art History IV

2-0-0

1

C

FAA 222

Art Education IV

2-0-1

1

C

FAA 223

Life and General Drawing

1-0-2

1

C

FAA 224

Graphics   

1-0-2

1

C

FAA 225

Painting

1-0-2

1

C

FAA 226

Sculpture

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 227

Ceramics  

1-0-3

2

C

FAA 228

Textiles

1-0-2

2

C

FAA 229

Photography

1-0-2

1

C

FAA 230

SIWES

 

2

C

TOTAL

 

14

C

YEAR THREE- FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

EDU 220

Project

 

2

C

EDU 311

Teaching Practice and Project

 

6

C

YEAR THREE – SECOND SEMETER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOUR L.T.P

CREDIT

STATUS

FAA320

Display and Exhibition Tech.

1-0-2

2

C

FAA 321

Art History

2-0-0

1

C

FAA 322

Art Education

2-0-2

1

C

FAA 323

Life and General Drawing

2-0-3

2

C

FAA 324

Advanced Graphics

2-0-3

4) B

E

FAA 325

Advanced Painting

2-0-3

4) A

E

FAA 326

Advanced sculpture

2-0-3

4) A

E

FAA 327

Advanced Ceramics  

2-0-3

4) B

E

FAA 328

Advanced Textiles

2-0-3

4) B

E

TOTAL

17-0-22

10

C& E

Total = 64 Credit

  1. From year one to the end of second semester of year two, all student must offer the same subjects: all course are compulsory
  2. A student should offer either FAA 315 or FAA 316 and FAA 314 or FAA 317 or FAA 318 as electives (i.e one Fine (A) and one Applied (B) in the First semester of year three.
  • A student should offer either FAA 325 or FAA 326 and FAA 324 or FAA 327 or FAA 328 as electives (i.e One Fine (A) and one Applied (B) in the second semester of year three.
  1. If a student meets the required number of credits (56) at the professional level and fails any of the electives such a student should be allowed to graduate.

NOTE: (A) Fine Art electives

(B) Applied Art electives

(C) Compulsory

(E) Elective

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

YEAR ONE FIRST SEMESTER

VTE110 INTRODUCTION TO VOC. AND TECH. EDUCATION (1Credit) C

  • Definition Scope Philosophy and objectives of vocational and Technical Education.
  • Development of vocational and technical education in Nigeria.
  • The role of vocational and technical education in National Development
  • Characteristics of vocational and technical education
  • Problems and prospect of vocational and technical Education
  • Place of VTE in UBE (Universal Basic Education).

FAA III ART HISTORY1 -INTRODUCTION          (1 Credit)

  • Definition of terms (e.g Culture tradition custom local art history artefacts, relics antiquity craft folk art festival etc.)

Study of local traditional art and crafts and artefacts with emphasis on forms and function.

  • Study of local landmarks in the environment with emphasis on significance and functions.
  • Local cultural festivals with emphasis on origin, practice, purpose and artistic significance of the objects used
  • The place of art in the. local and neighbouring cultures:
  • A survey of Indigenous  Nigeria Arts and crafts -with emphasis: on
    classification of forms, productions process, measure production centres, and functions.
  • Weaving- mat cane, cloth, raffia, basketry, bead – making wood carving, leather work, smiting tie dye, batik, and body adornment.

FAA 122 ART EDUCATION – INTRODUCT1ON (1 Credit) C

  • The meaning of Art, Education and Art Education
  • The origins of Art
  • The general goals of Art Education (Universal);
  • Art structure — Branches of Art
  • Historical Development of Art Education in “Nigerian Schools.
  • The status, goals and forms of Art Education “Nigerians Schools.
  • Concepts in Art Education
  • Education Through Art
  • Art in Education
  • Visual Literacy
  • Visual Perception
  • Cultural values and Heritage

FAA 113 LIFE AND GENERAL DRAWING 1 (1 Credit) C

Introduction to fundamental principles ‘of drawing

Composition of basic shapes and forms (e..g. Cuboids, cylinders, round objects.)

Study of human bones and skeleton.

Measurement of human body and relationship of human     forms.    

Study of muscular forms and movements

Study of natural and man-made objects

Principles of perspective drawing and foreshortening.

  • Shading techniques (e.g. hatching, cross hatching, rubbing,

strokes, lines, pointillism, texturing etc.).

  • Exercises on object drawing and life drawing

FAA 114BASIC DESIGN (1 Credit) C

  • Introduction to basic design – concept, definition, scope.
  • Elements of design: points; line, shape, texture, size, colour, tone etc.
  • Principles of design: Harmony, Balance, Rhythm etc. contrast, unity,proportion etc.

Basic shapes; organic, geometric/abstract.

2 dimensional and 3 dimensional design (construction)

* Emphasis should be on theory and making of simple     designs.

Colour definition, classification and uses.

Colour wheel: primary, secondary, and tertiary colours.

Lettering

FAA 115 PAINTING                                            (2Credits)

  • Introduction to materials, media and techniques in painting
  • Colour and composition analysis: colour combination, compositional arrangement uses of colour.

*    Mosaic and Collage.

* Exploration of materials and techniques

FAA 116 THREE DIMENSIONAL ART (2 Credits)

  • Introduction to 3 dimensional Art – concept, definition and scope.
  • Creative shapes and modelling (relief and round forms)
  • Paper   Mache,   clay   and   paper   construction,    clay,   wood,    paper construction, metal construction (foils wires etc).
  • Materials and methods (Processing, techniques and storage)
  • Production of beads from paper, straw, bottle covers etc. Emphasis should be on both theory and practice.

FAA 117 COMPUTER GRAPHICS (2 Credits)

  • Introduction to computer (terms and vocabulary)
  • Computer appreciation (software and hardware)
    Systems in computer graphics (Corel drawing etc)
  • Drawing and designing with the mouse
  • Emphasis should be on theory. Operation and simple designs.

 

SECOND SEMESTER

FAA 121 ART HISTORY II                                  (1Credit)

 A Survey of Ancient Art of Nigeria

Nok culture

Ife Art/Owo

Benin art

Igbo – ukwu art objects

  • Ibibio Art/Akwanshi monolith,

Kalahari art

Esie Art

TsoedeArt

  • Mbari art
  • Hausa decorative and mural works
  • Other Nigerian Traditional Arts and Crafts.

Classification (and study) of Ancient Nigeria art works based on media, style, location and form e.g.

  • Terracotta-Nok, Ife, Owo, Benin
  • Stone sculpture – Ife, Esie, Akwanshi
  • Bronze works – Ife, Benin,, Igbo – ukwu, Tseode, tada
  • Wood sculpture – (Masks and figures) Yoruba, Igbo, Oron, Ijo,   Ekpuetc

*Functions of Nigerian Tradition Arts.

  • Reasons for preserving Nigerian Traditional Arts

 

FAA   122        ART EDUCATION HII- ART THEORY (1 Credit) C

  • Factors that facilitate the teaching and learning processes in visual arts: good art teacher, good art’ programme, favourable environment and improvisation methods.
  • Qualities and responsibilities of a good art teacher
  • Artistic Development of children (ages 1-12.scrabbling formative, pseudo realistic, realism stages.

Art Education in the Nursery, Primary and “Secondary Schools

Lesson plan

Methods of teaching, lecture method, demonstration method,

Project -method, exhibition method, field trip, discussion, play

Way Methods etc.

Procedure for teaching art.

Motivation strategies (intrinsic and extrinsic) use of materials, Teaching aids.

Class management, reward and discipline etc.

FAA 123 LIFE AND GENERAL DRAWING II (2 Credits) C

  • Drawing from nature- plants, fruits, shells, bones,

Stones etc.
• Detailed study of human forms Study and

Application of foreshortening in human postures as it affects linear relationship of body features,
• Study and drawing &f arranged objects.

Drawing; of posed model indifferent costumes and

Posture.,

FAA .124       BASIC DESIGN- (2 Credits) C

Design, and Colour- Analysis (terms and vocabulary).

Combination of simple, and complex shapes .(black/white and colour).

Tonal Gradation of Colours

Transparency and overlapping (Forms and colour).

Motif formation (nature and artificial sources),

Emphasis should be on design formation, appreciation and originality.

Lettering with- a package

FAA 125 PAINTING” (2 Credits) C

Still life painting (water based e.g. guage and dry media e.g paste!).

Study of natural and  manmade  objects:  dead wood,  stones,

          Shells, furniture items, machines etc.

Emphasis should be on chromes, tonal value, formal relationship

FAA   126-       BASIC CRAFTS :(2 Credits) C

Basic crafts.

Definition, scope and concepts

  • Types of crafts, methods and materials e.g. thorn sculpture, bamboo, leather  work,  mat weaving,  calabash  decoration,   bead  making  etc.
  • Exploration of 3 dimensional art forms.
  • Making of basic; forms such as circles  rectangle, triangle, oval, organic shapes etc. using various materials – clay, plasticine hardboard, softwood etc,
  • Exploration of Nigerian, textile crafts, methods? and materials e.g. rope making, weaving etc.
  • Study of Forms: natural objects, man-made objects, architecture etc
  • Mobile Construction (hardboard, metal, strings)
  • Emphasis should-be on diversity of forms and materials.

FAA127 COMPUTER GRAPHICS                                (2Credits) C

  • Design production using Corel draw and other design software’s

( 2 and 3 dimensional art forms) and other relevant software

  • Creative design – organic, geometric/abstract shapes
  • Creative lettering and colouring.
  • Printing with computer (Mack/white and colour)
  • Emphasis should be on computer manipulation, creative interpretation and design consciousness.

FAAI28 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY (1’Credit) C

  • History of photography.
  • The Camera – types (SLR, TLR, etc).
  • Parts (e.g. Box, shutter, lens, aperture etc.).
  • The film – types and qualities, components and speed.
  • Lens – types and functions.
  • The Darkroom.
  • Dry area – components and equipment.
  • Wet area- components-and equipment.

Handling a camera

  • Shooting – focusing and snapping.
  • Problems associated with shooting.
  • Loading and exposing film in a camera.
  • Outdoor photography – Landscape, seascape sports, festivals etc.
  • Indoor photography, still life objects, 2 – -dimensional and 3 dimensional art work.
  • Techniques in creative photography.
  • Creating special effects.
  • Lighting techniques, use of filters etc.

YEAR TWO – FIRST SEMESTER

VTE’210 Entrepreneurship in FAA                             (1 Credit) C

Meaning and types of Entrepreneurship Education- in Fine and Applied Arts.
Types-of entrepreneurship in Fine and Applied Arts e.g.

  • Tie and Dye/Batiking
  • Establishment and management of Art Galleries
  • Establishment and management of Ceramic Industry/Shop
  • Landscaping (outdoor sculpture, fountains etc)
  • Craft work e.g. Leather, cane, beads, mats etc.
  • Stained glass
  • Mural decoration/works
  • Printing industry/shop ‘
  • Customized   graphics   e.g.   cards   packaging,   banners,   stickers,   T-shirts/caps etc.  
  • Rugs, and tapestries
  • Fashion shows and textile design
  • Photographic studios
  • Screen printing
  • Design and production of decorative items.
  • Concept of entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial theory, venture growth, opportunity recognition and
  • Types of risks and their management:  Condition for establishing a business ownership.

FAA 211 ART HISTORY III (1 Credit) C

Ancient West African Art Cultural

A survey of major African Art cultures:

  • Dogon,
  • Baule
  • Bambara
  • Senufo
  • Kissi
  • Dan/Ngere
  • Bamileke
    Ashanti/Akan
  • Mehde
  • Bobo
  • Yoruba
  • Igbo
  • Hausa
  • Ibibio, Tiv etc.
  • Benin

FAA 212 ART EDUCATION III (1 Credit) C

Factors that facilitate the teaching and learning process in visual arts:

good    art   “teacher,   good   art   programmes,    favourable   environment   and improvisation methods.

Problems encountered in the teaching of art in schools

Mode of learning, in Art Education

Productive mode (learning to create art forms)

Critical mode (learning to understand Art)

Analytical mode (learning to appreciate Art)

Appropriate art activities and materials for different age Category
Micro teaching

Preservation of Art works.

FAA 213 LIFE AND GENERAL DRAWING III  (2 Credits) C

Study of Plants, Insects, Animals etc

Exercises in quick sketches using different media

Outdoor drawing (building, sceneries, landscape and seascape etc).

Drawing of posed mode! – half nude, and fully clothed in different moods and postures.

FAA   214-GRAPHICS (1 Credit) C

Planning layout in Graphics (e.g. colour roughs, comprehensive etc).

  • Arrangement of elements in relation to the principles of design.

 Types of layout for handbills, posters, bill -boards, notices etc.

Lettering construction and typefaces (serifs, sans – serif, Decorative etc)

  • Lettering Design and Calligraphy exercises
  • Emblem, logo, corporate identity, labels
  • Simple poster designs
  • Use of computer in producing layouts for cards, posters and other

FAA 215 PAINTING (1 Credit) C

  • Nature study: (Water colour, Poster, Pastel)
  • Colour study of fruits, flowers in vases
  • Colour study of plants, roots, animals
  • Emphasis should be on detailed features and colour harmony.

FAA 216 SCULPTURE                                           (2Credits) C

  • Methods and Materials in sculpture.
  • Basic sculptural forms using subtractive and additive methods.
  • Modeling of simple naturalistic and abstract shapes e.g. shoes, animal sand abstract forms.
  • Adoption of craft ideas into sculpture e.g. basketry, macrome etc.
  • Modeling of masks, parts of human body,  imaginative composition(terra-cota) etc.
  • Modeling and casting.   Casting media and techniques (paper, plaster, cement, fibre glass

*Emphasis on terms and uses of tools, materials and techniques.

FAA 217 CERAMICS (2 Credits) C

Materials and Techniques in Ceramics. History of ceramics and pottery.

  • Physical and chemical properties of clay.
  • Types, preparation and storage of clay.
  • Techniques  of production  –  Kneading,  wedging,   pinching,  coiling, slabbing   throwing and mould forming (forming of objects and simple geometrical shapes).
  • Drying of wares,
  • Emphasis should be on theory and practice.

FAA 218 TEXTILES (1 Credit) C

  • Introduction to Textile Design.
  • Textile theory and fiber types
  • Meaning, history and scope of Textile Design;
  • Types of decoration in fabrics, uses of textile materials.
  • Basic textile pattern (Networks) indigenous and adopted.
  • Exercises in using various motifs (copying and repeat patterns)
  • Motif placements, in half drop, full drop, side by side, counter changes inrepeat patterns in enlarge vision Motif placement with stencils.
  • Needle craft: sample stitches
  • Emphasis on both theory and practice

YEAR TWO   SECOND SEMESTER

VTE 220    ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN VTE II   (1 CREDIT) C

  • Management and administration of small and medium business
  • The future of business and succession issues; case study.
  • Pilot study of feasibility report; elements of marketing and market segmentation, product  development
  • Business and social responsibility.
  • Government regulations/taxation, auditing
  • Consumer behaviour.
  • Management functions
  • Human resource management and communication
  • Record keeping/book-keeping.

FAA 221 ART HISTORY IV (1 Credit) C

A Survey of Western Art History:

Prehistoric Art

Mesopotamia

  • Ancient Egyptian Art
  • Greek and Roman Art
  • Medieval art (Early Christian, Byzantine and Islamic art)

Gothic art’

Renaissance art

Romanesane

Baroque and Rococo art

  • Modern Art: Symbolism, Fauvism, Art Neavou, Expressionism, Cubism,
  • Surrealism, Dadaism etc.

FAA 222  ART EDUCATION IV – ART THEORY (1 Credit) C

  • Theories of Art
  • Imitation theory of Art (as in representing nature)

Expression theory of Art (innermost feelings of Artists)

Communication theory of Art (as symbolism rewards and visual signs
and language).

Play theory of Art (child art, sub conscious etc).

Classification of Art

Art by form

  • Art as human activity

Art by nature

Art by medium

Appreciating work of Art

Component of work of Art

Form and medium

  • Subject, matter, content and meaning

Emphasis should be on aesthetics

Experience and characterization

Methods of improvisation

FAA 223 LIFE AND GENERAL DRAWING IV (I Credit) C

  • Close study of forms, shapes and textures from life, nature and manmade objects.
  • Detailed study of draped forms.
  • Use of different media in drawing (e.g. wash, charcoal, pen and ink,

conta, ball-point pen etc) objects, sceneries landscape, seascapes etc.

Exercises on portraiture using different media.

Quick sketches on posed model to form a composition

FAA 224  GRAPHICS                                              (1Credit) C

  • Construction and production of banners.
  • Package designs
  • Greeting cards
  • Film poster
  • Calendar designs
  • Co-operate identity item (letterhead, complement cards, van display, memo pads, identity cards, stickers, calendars, dairies etc).
  • Advanced computer graphics.
  • Note: Use of computer is prescribed for visuals.

FAA 225 PAINTING                                             (1Credit) C

  • Landscape Painting (water and oil based media), Painting of sceneries (Land and Sea)
  • Painting of scenes e.g. market, street, building etc.

Emphasis should be-on aerial and linear perspective

Experiment with units of related colours such as polychrome
analogue, complimentary and splits -‘Complimentary.

FAA 226 SCULPTURE (2 Credits) C

Carving and construction, modeling and casting.

Introduction to carving – simple forms, -masks, utilitarian objects (relief and round).

  • Construction of abstract, images,  gates, objects using various media such as metal, straw, hardboard, foil, tin containers packs/assemblage etc.

* Emphasis on variety of forms and materials/techniques.

FAA 227 CERAMICS (2 Credits) C

Modeling and casting

  • Local pottery techniques and production

Production of pots, vases, dishes, pitchers, mugs, jugs etc.

Methods of decoration: relief, engraving, etc.

  • Production of sculptural ceramics (mask, abstract and natural forms).

Introduction to casting techniques in ceramics (casting of simple forms in
two – four piece mould).

Introduction of throwing; basic cylinders

Simple glazing techniques. .

Emphasis on technical proficiency and creativity.

FAA 228 TEXTILES (1 Credit) C

Introduction to weaving and Fabric production

  • Introduction to simple weaving – plain/tabby, twill etc.
  • looms – horizontal and vertical (broad and Narrow).
  • Introduction to resist dyeing – plangi, ‘tie – dye, starch resist or adire-eleko, wax resist or batik and tritik. etc.’
  • Screen printing and block printing.
  • Introduction to fashion design, illustration, needle craft basic stitches
  • Experiment with the various production techniques using sizeable fabric.

FAA 229 PHOTOGRAPHY (1 Credit) C

  • Techniques in creative photography ,
  • Exploring possibilities of the camera, films and accessories
  • Special effects in photography
  • Landscape/seascape photography
  • Photo journalism
  • Photography for advertisement
  • Close up photography
  • Night shots
  • Photography as Art
  • Photomontage
  • Creative photography

FAA 230 SIWES   (16 WEEKS) 2C

YEAR THREE – FIRST SEMESTER

EDU 323

SUPERVISED PROJECT

 

EDUCA 324

TEACHING PRACTICE

6C

YEAR THREE SECOND SEMESTER

FAA 320 DISPLA AND EXHIBITION TECHNIQUES   (2Credits) C

Introduction to exhibition techniques (types location, and purpose.

  • Historical background to exhibition (galleries, museums, display halls etc)
  • Display techniques (2 & 3 Dimensions) frame construction, framing paper works with glass, farming oil paintings, inner- lay retouching and reclaiming hanging, space allocation (room and wall), pedestal construction  casing, art in architecture  (sculpture/mural), out door sculpture etc.
  • Stage designing and lighting- Exhibition halls, galleries museum, theatre.
  • Documentation – photographs, critiquing production of brochure/catalogue and label/tags.
  • Graduation Exhibition – selected works (Course work Examination handing and others)
  • Emphasis should be on both theory and practice.

FAA321  –       ART HISTORY V                          (1Credit)  C

  • Contemporary Nigerian Art
  • History of contemporary Nigerian Art.
  • Academic Training and Workshop Training.
  • Pioneering   Efforts:   AinaOnabolu,   AkinolaLasekan,   Ben

Enweonwu, Ugbodaga-Ngu.

  • Zaria Art Society: Yusuf Grillo,.Bruce Onobrakpeya, Dernas
  • Nwoko , Simon “Okeke, UcheOkeke, Solomon Wangboje, Jimoh
  • Akolo, Odita etc.
  • NsukkaSchoohEl-Anatsui, GbioraUdechukwutChikeAniako,
  • Ola Oloidi, Ernest Okoli, AchuwaOkorie
  • Pre-independence- Sina, Kola    Osinowo,  Shina Yusuf,  Dele
  • Ulli movement:
  • Auchi School: SalibuOnakufe,LadimejiTiri, etc
  • Benin School: AremuTimo, Iremu Gabriel, FolusoFefonmso, Fred Akpomuje^OhiomaPogosonDavid Ajayi.

Yaba School:’ Michael OmaigeIfe School: KunleFilani,.Moyo

Okediji and    . Akatapo Don-.

  • Worksnop Experience, and Apprenticeship

Oshogbo (JirnohBuraimoh, Muraina- QyelamiOlaniyi Twins   ‘ Seven – seven), Ori   -Olokun.   Neo-   – Traditionalist – LamidiFakeye, LadiKwali and BisiFakeye etc.

New Trends in Nigerianr-Modern. Art (Western Influences)

  • Contemporary Nigeria artists that experience Western influence

in their art and practice.

  • Performing Art: AtikyJ.elili
  • Installation Art: Ayo AinaTIke Francfs, Ndidi Dike
  • Conceptual Art: Bruce Onabrakpeya, YinkaShonibare, Sokari

Douglas-Camp.

A  study of their academic” background,   inspiration,  themes,

media of expression, and file. .type, of works they made before

FAA 322 ART EDUCATION V

FOUR ISSUES IN ART EDUCATION (1 Credit) C

  • Understanding Art Therapy with emphasis on Art Education for the exceptional students.
  • The talented and gifted students
  • Physically handicapped and emotionally disturbed students
  • Concepts of creativity and methods of fostering creativity in art class.
  • Equipping art room for effective art teaching
  • The role of museums and art galleries in art Education
  • Organizations and movements related to Art Education e.g NGA, NCAC, NSEA, ULI, CORA, ONA, AKA, SNA, etc.
  • Careers in Art Education.

FAA 323 LIFE AND GENERAL DRAWING                         (2Credits) C

  • Landscape/seascape drawing using pen and ink and wash medial.
  • Science drawing e.g buildings parks sheds, vocational setting etc.
  • Posed models in action.
  • Advanced figure drawing composition, using models in  different arrangement
  • Further exercises in portraiture using media other than pencil
  • Drawing of man made objects e.g costumes umbrella/ raincoats hats baskets, household item, vocational tools and equipment etc.
  • Drawing of pose 1 mode based on study of foreshortening.

FAA 324 ADVANCE GRAPHICS                                           (2 Credits) E

Advance Designs

Processes of Graphic Reproduction

Designs on poster, package illustration, etc to be reproduced using these method

  • Block printing
  • Screen printing
  • Lino cut
  • Stencil printing
  • Offset lithography

At least a minimum of 3 neat copies of each printing process must be produced by each student within the semester.

– Posters – (products, services, film, information etc).

Book illustration.

Security mint designs (currency notes, stamps, cheques,

money /postalordersetc).

–            Package designs for various goods and products.
–             Teaching aids.
–              Certificate and Gift items

FAA 325 ADVANCED PAINTING (2Credits)E

Advanced composition in oil.

Painting of human figure and portraiture.

–   Imaginative composition.

–  Abstract painting.

  • Emphasis should be on technical proficiency
    Mixed media and mural painting:

–  Experimentation, with various materials and

techniques e.g.  collage,mosaic, photo montage, mixed

media (soil, saw – dust etc).

–  Mural painting and design – board, wall etc.

*Emphasis should be on exploration of media and techniques.

FAA 326 ADVANCED SCULPTURE (2 Credits) E

Modeling and casting

Human figure and bust (portraiture).

Imaginative composition (Terra cotta).

  • Casting- media and techniques (plaster, fibre glass, cement,

paper cast).
*Emphasis should be laid on technical proficiency and development of styles.

Metal Sculpture:

  • Introduction to welding.
  • Assemblage – metal scraps and junks.
  • Metal construction – compositional forms.
  • Adoption _of different techniques in carving, casting and welding using metals, scraps, scrounge, cad and carved forms and found objects.

*Emphasis should be laid on techniques and compositional arrangement.

FAA 327– ADVANCED CERAMICS                                      (2 Credits)E

  • Throwing, Firing and Glazing:
  • Throwing of utensils and vases – cups, plates saucers, pots etc.
  • Nature of glass and glazes glaze preparation.
  • Glaze application, firing, glass wares.
  • Introduction to Kiln construction.
  • Introduction to local firing and glazing techniques.

       *     Emphasis should be on throwing technique and technical proficiency.

Pottery, Mosaic, and Decorative Bricks

  • Creative ceramics e.g. ceramic pottery, sculptural ceramics
  • Mosaic design and decoration – scenes and motifs.
  • Production of decorative bricks and tiles.
  • Creative ceramics – exploration of forms and materials

*Emphasis on creativity and technical proficiency

FAA 328- ADVANCE TEXTILE                                   (2Credits) E

Introduction to fashion Design:

  • Fashion illustration.
  • Basic dress cutting and sewing.
  • Designing for specific purpose e. g. Dress wears furnishing, fabrics

          and wrappers, interior decoration.

  • Emblems and badges.

*Emphasis on creativity and technical skills.

Printing Techniques:

  • Block printing, screen printing and other resist printing.
  • Introduction to Industrial printing (excursion).
  • Experiment with other techniques of decoration.

Members of Academic Staff in the Department

S/NO

NAMES

Qualifications

Rank

1

JOSHUA KOMO PANI

NCE, BA, MA

S/Lecturer

2

BALA ALIYU ABUBAKAR

NCE, BA

Lecturer I

3.

GIDEON S. TONO

NCE, BA, MA

SLectuer

4.

BANDADO SHEHU BANDI

NCE, BA, PGDE

Lecturer I

5.

MARYAM MOH’D BODINGA

NCE, B Ed

Lecturer I

6.

ISHAQ AHMED

NCE, B Ed

Lecturer I

7.

HURUNA MOH’D GWANDU

NCE, BA

Lecturer I