Course Title: Produce drawings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: VART6095C

Course Title: Produce drawings

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4281 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft

Course Contact : Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:tafeart@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teachers:
Fiona Hillary
fiona.hillary@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept
CUVVSP14B Apply techniques to produce drawings

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings through the exploration and application of a range of techniques, tools, equipment and materials.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP15B Produce drawings

Element:

1. Prepare and maintain resources to produce drawings

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Correctly identify and select tools , and materials
required for the production of drawings.
1.2 Prepare, clean and maintain tools and materials in
accordance with relevant workplace procedures and
safety requirements .
1.3 Organise and maintain work space so that it remains
clean and safe.
1.4 Store tools and materials in accordance with relevant
workplace and safety requirements.

Element:

2. Explore drawing techniques to plan work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques , tools and
materials for different types of drawings.
2.2 Use and/or combine different techniques , tools and
materials to determine and extend capabilities.
2.3 Determine the conceptual vision for the proposed
drawings based on exploration of different techniques or
from supplied information.
2.4 Establish criteria for the selection of techniques to
meet the conceptual vision.
2.5 Select techniques based on the conceptual vision.
2.6 Plan work, identifying work processes and resource
requirements.

Element:

3. Realise drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Organise the resources required for the production of the
proposed drawings based on the plan of work.
3.2 Safely use and adapt techniques, tools and materials
appropriately to realise the conceptual vision.
3.3 Identify potential different approaches that may enhance
the final work and incorporate these into the work process.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

In class activities will include:

  • teacher directed studio program
  • online/library research
  • class exercises to review studio program tasks


Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule
WeekClass ContentAssessment & Visual Diary TasksElements
Week 1Course Requirements
Focus on mass

Research two artists (post 1980) who work from the model or images of the body. Place b&w samples of their work in your visual diary.

1.1,1.2,1.3
Week 2Focus on heads and handsA range of small sketch studies from 30 seconds to 5 minutes1.1,1.2,1.3
Week 3Focus on heads and hands and long poses studiesSketch heads and hands 1.1,1.2,1.3
Week 4Long pose tonal focus using charcoal rub back techniqueSketch studies of people you live with or able to ‘pose’ for you 1.1,1.2,1.3
Week 5Long pose tonal focus using charcoal/pastel rub back techniqueRub back technique example in visual diary1.1, 1.2,1.3
2.1,2.2,2.3
Week 6Pencil studySmall pencil figure studies ranging from 30 seconds to 5 minutes1.1, 1.2,1.3
2.1,2.2,2.3 
Week 7Short pose gestural mark making using ink 1.1, 1.2,1.3
2.1,2.2,2.3 
Week 8Long pose study using ink in tonal stepsSmall ink studies of figures ranging from 3 to
10 minutes
1.1, 1.2,1.3
2.1,2.2,2.3
Week 9Long pose using ink and conteCropped self portrait sketch (mirror
drawing) using ink
1.1,1.2,1.3 
Week 10Ink /Acrylic drawings on flat tablesSelf portrait sketch using ink & conte1.1, 1.2,1.3
2.1,2.2,2.3
Week 11Mixed media studies

Colour pastel studies

Figure study (or multiple figures) in an interior space on an A4 page (or across a double page). Own choice of medium

Tutorial Week: Folio & Visual Diary Tasks revised

2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Mid Semester

Break
 

   
Week 12Moving sequence – head study focus 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 13Moving sequence – Short reclining poses and foreshorteningResearch a contemporary artist from any elective discipline who’s work contains images of the body. Place B&W samples of their work in your diary.1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 14Moving sequence – long reclining poses and foreshortening Sketch studies that investigate human movement. 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 15Short pose focusSketch study of foreshortened figure. 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 16Long pose focusTwo small line drawings of the same image: one of even weight, the other varied line weight.1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
 
Week 17Excursion TBC  1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 18 Moving sequence – Head focus Tonal drawing of face Study of figure within a room 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 19 Moving sequence – Figure focus  1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Week 20 Line Dominant Long DrawingTwo small line drawings of same image: one of even line weight, the other of varied line weight1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
 
Week 21 Assessment Submit folio and visual diary for assessment 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4
2.1,2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
    


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Goldfinger, Eliot 'Human Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form' 1991. Oxford University Press

Simblet, Sarah & Davis, John 'Anatomy for the Artist. 2001. DK Adult


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

The following evidence is critical to the judgement of competence in this unit:

production of drawings which demonstrates a command of selected techniques and which is consistent with the conceptual vision

knowledge of materials and tools and how they are used and extended in drawing


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks
Semester 2:
1. Folio:
6 Short pose drawings – Less than 20 minutes poses
6 Developed drawings – 20 minute poses or longer
W13/W23

2. Visual Diary
W13/W23
 


Assessment Matrix

Produce Drawing Assessment Matrix
Assessment TaskElements and PCsRequired SkillsRequired KnowledgeCritical Aspects of Evidence
1. Folio

1

2

3

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4

2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6

3.1, 3.2,3.3

•literacy skills sufficient to read product labels and instructions
•numeracy skills sufficient to deal with basic scaling and layout issues.

•general knowledge of the physical properties and capabilities of a range of commonly used drawing tools and materials

•general knowledge of different approaches to drawing and how other practitioners use drawing to represent the concept

•awareness of copyright, moral rights and intellectual property issues and legislation in relation to drawing

•overview knowledge of the elements and principles of design

•environmental and occupational health and safety issues associated with the tools and materials used for drawing.

 

The assessment context must provide for:
practical demonstration of skills using a range of tools and materials to produce drawings which represent and communicate the concept.

2. Visual Diary

1

2

3
 

1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4

2.1,2.2,2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6

3.1, 3.2,3.3

   

Other Information

You will be encouraged to attend exhibitions and visit galleries outside of your learning environment. RMIT school of Art has two galleries and an ongoing exhibition program.

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