Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4311 Certificate IV in Visual Arts

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6240C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Mills

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email: visualarts@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

On successful completion of this course, you will have created a folio that demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. Ideas for communication are diverse and may include design concepts for objects, processes or spaces, or movement sequences for performances or screen productions. Drawings may be for personal use or for presentation in exhibitions, tender bid proposals or publications. Drawing may be electronic or hand drawn.

At this level, you would take some responsibility for experimentation with a range of drawing techniques and be expected to show some command of those techniques.  

This course is clustered (delivered and assessed) in conjunction with CUVPRP401A Realise a creative project.    

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Elements:

1. Plan drawing work

2. Experiment to represent ideas

3. Create drawings


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have completed

 

  • A selection of drawings that explore mark making and techniques
  • A selection of drawings that use experimentation with materials and tools
  • Understanding of OH&S processes in a studio environment

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Extended drawing process and the relevant OH&S.
  • Determine and organise resource requirements for new work
  • Develop research and refine a conceptual vision through the production of drawings    


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.