Course Title: Drawing Advanced Studio 3B2 Visual Research

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Drawing Advanced Studio 3B2 Visual Research

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011

Course Coordinator: Greg Creek

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5386

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Office:4.5.03

Course Coordinator Availability: Via email or by appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of 3A2 Advanced Life Drawing and Visual Research, or equivalent

Course Description

Students are required to initiate and sustain a personal body of art research additional to a life drawing component. All aspects of study should be comprehended within a historical and a contemporary context. Individual and group tutorials will be conducted.
Discussion of professional practice will prepare students to initiate a program of graduate exhibition and catalogue production.

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. Discussion of professional practice will prepare students to initiate a program to develop and initiate a graduate exhibition with catalogue. 

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students should have the capacity to initiate, extend and sustain a personal imagery that can be contextualized within contemporary art practice. By the completion of the program students should also be able to make articulate links between the observed human subject and conceptual modes of practice
Students should have acquired ability to sustain a professional approach to art practice.


Overview of Learning Activities

Life drawing class in addition to individual studio research. A schedule of individual and group tutorials. Sessions in acquisition of professional practice skills.

Overview of Learning Resources

Studio facilities including computer laboratory available, RMIT library resource, no prescribed texts.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be by a submitted folio of personally initiated and developed imagery that includes a folio of 10 life 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.