Course Title: Drawing Level 3

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

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

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Julia Powles

Jennifer Mills

Nominal Hours: 48

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

GRAP5151C – Drawing Techniques & Media

Course Description

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

Learning Outcomes

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

Studio based learning. Students produce a body of work in response to two (2) Prescribed projects. Additional self-initiated drawing is produced in relation to major/Minor study areas.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:            Introduction

Week 2- 8:       Project 1: Narrative

Week 9-16:      Project 2: Found

Week 17-18:    Assessment

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Dexter E. Vitamin D. New Perspectives in Drawing. Phaidon 2005

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.

Assessment Tasks

- 2 major Project works and back up demonstrating a sophisticated conceptual understanding of drawing
- Demonstration of a personal development of subject and mediums
- Visual Art Journal
- Drawing relating to Major/Minor studies
- Class participation and attendance at studio tutorials

NB: Work must reflect consistent interaction with tutors in the studio in order to be considered for assessment.

Assessment Matrix

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