Course Title: Drawing Level 4
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2008
Course Code: VART5138
Course Title: Drawing Level 4
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
VART5137 – Drawing Level 3
Students extend, utilise and interpret their knowledge of drawing and drawing practices in the production of a series of works which reflect and reinforce a major area of study. The resulting work will display a strong conceptual base and a unique personal style.
In this course, Drawing is recognised as both 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:
VBS646 Drawing Level 4
1. Apply drawing skills which will demonstrate an ability to progress - in a context of sustained creativity - from initial conceptual ideas, through various stages in planning and execution, to anticipated outcomes
2. Demonstrate confident application of the drawing process through direct drawing techniques
3. Demonstrate a refined and extended appreciation of the essential significance of personal style
4. Demonstrate an ongoing development of skills in drawing practice in relation to the major and/or minor areas of study
Details of Learning Activities
Through a series of open ended projects students develop an understanding of the potential for drawing as a fundamental aspect of independent studio practice.
Week 1: Orientation
Week 2: Introduction to Drawing 4. 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 utilise 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 responses.
- 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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