Course Title: Drawing Level 3
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2008
Course Code: VART5137
Course Title: Drawing Level 3
School: 340T Art
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5048 - Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts)
Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472
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Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Ph: +61 3 9925 4962
Nominal Hours: 48
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
GRAP5151C – Drawing Techniques & Media
Students extend their knowledge of drawing and drawing mediums and techniques, and apply these concepts to a major body of work that significantly supports and extends their other practical areas.
In this course drawing is recognised as an autonomous medium in its own right, as well as a medium for recording and shaping initial ideas for further development in other disciplines.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBS645 Drawing Level 3
1. Use a variety of drawing techniques and mediums to create a resolved body of drawn images 2. Develop drawing as a creative activity which broadens the physical dexterity and the mental faculties of the student 3. Demonstrate through the production of artwork a more sophisticated application of the visual elements within the drawing process
4. Demonstrate, through the production of drawings, an understanding of the processes, procedures, and requirements of projects involving drawing for specific purposes
5. Describe and explain the application of a refined knowledge of materials and techniques in the drawing process
6. Produce a series of drawings in tandem with a project in an area of major study
7. Analyse the work practices of established artists by explaining how they use drawing as part of the creative process
Details of Learning Activities
Through a series of open ended projects students develop an understanding of the full potential for drawing as a fundamental aspect of independent studio practice.
Week 1: Orientation
Week 2: Introduction to 2nd year Drawing. Drawing as a vehicle for self-expression, a support for studio practice and as a vital component in the development of an individual visual language is discussed and illustrated via a power point presentation looking at the various ways in which contemporary artists utilize drawing. The first project is handed out and discussed.
Weeks 3-17: Drawing is delivered through a studio based tutorial programme that is tailored by the teaching staff for individual student’s learning requirements. A series of projects are presented for the students to choose from with the aim that through this research an independent studio practice will evolve.. Students meet with staff for scheduled studio tutorials to discuss the progress.
Week 18: Assessment
“Vitamin D. New Perspectives in Drawing.” Phaidon Press 2005
Overview of Assessment
Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.
- Presentation folio of 12 well-resolved drawings or equivalent body of work.
- Demonstration of a personal development of subject and mediums.
- Visual Art journal/s
(The Assessment criteria is set in the art and design Curriculum Framework 12857 VIC – Visual Arts)
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