Course Title: Investigate drawing materials and processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5308 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Investigate drawing materials and processes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6234C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
VE 2016,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4472

Course Contact Email: anthony.riccardi@.rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to research and explore selected drawing materials and processes and integrate their use into creative practice.
This course relates to drawing as an art form where you will explore a diverse range of drawing materials, process and techniques. Drawing is a means of creative expression and this course allows you to use drawing as a means of discovery.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVDRA502A Investigate drawing materials and processes

Elements:

1. Research drawing materials and processes

2. Select drawing materials and processes for in-depth exploration

3. Integrate drawing materials and processes into own work

4. Manage drawing resources in professional practice


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to produce figure drawings that represent and communicate ideas linked to your elective practices.


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 the life drawing studio.

You will be assessed on the following:

  • Practical tasks
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • Completion of an portfolio including personal reflection and observation of the figure.

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers