Course Title: Refine drawing and other visual representation tools

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Refine drawing and other visual representation tools

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6360C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Phillip Allan

Course Contact Phone: 99254030

Course Contact Email: philip.allan@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to use drawing skills and other visual representation tools to develop, refine and communicate ideas for creative work. The focus of the course is on identifying, developing and refining drawing and visual representation as cognitive tools in a professional practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAACD501 Refine drawing and other visual representation tools

Elements:

1. Evaluate the role of drawing in professional practice

2. Support practice through experimentation with drawing and visual representation

3. Develop individual approach to use of drawing


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to produce 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 drawing studio.

Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Practical tasks, a major project and a short test
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • Written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
  • Completion of an art journal and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
  • Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence.

Assessment is based on your ability to undertake the following:

  • Use the process of drawing and visual representation to support professional activities in art and design practice
  • Apply a broad range of drawing techniques.

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