Course Title: Drawing Studio 2A2 Drawing Visual Research

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Drawing Studio 2A2 Drawing Visual Research

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008

Course Coordinator: Dr Irene Barberis; Godwin Bradbeer

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1238

Course Coordinator;

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 2.B.4

Course Coordinator Availability: Via appointment or by Email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of Year One Drawing Visual Research, or equivalent.

Course Description

Students must initiate and develop an ongoing body of visual research independently and participate in an ongoing schedule of individual and group tutorials. A broad interpretation of modes of drawing can be engaged for personal, expressive and conceptual purposes within a broad comprehension of the discipline.

Work Integrated Learning is incorporated within the Course by a regular program of group and individual critiques in conjunction with the viewing of public exhibitions and regular exposure and involvement with international arts practitioners through Metasenta, projects within The Drawing Space and the international Artist in Residence Program.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Completing students should be able to adapt aquired knowledge and independently initiate and sustain a personal body of artwork. Students should be able to critique their own work, comprehend and contextualize that work within a contemporary context.

Overview of Learning Activities

Studio practice and individual and group tutorials

Overview of Learning Resources

Facilities are provided in the studio for practical learning but students must provide their own materials.

Overview of Assessment

Students must consolidate and submit a folio of drawings. Assessment will be conducted by a panel of Drawing staff that includes the lecturer of the Course and the Course Coordinator of the Drawing Studio. Regular attendance is required.