Course Title: Life Drawing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5069

Course Title: Life Drawing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 32.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Annette Cook

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students use a range of drawing methods and selected materials to draw the human figure from observation within specific pose times translating structure and preparation into an expressive form on a 2D surface.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS642 Life Drawing

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify and apply the appropriate drawing media and presentation techniques required to produce a folio of life-drawings.
2. Identify and apply observation skills in regard to the production of a series of life-drawings.
3. Identify and apply the appropriate drawing techniques when given a series of life-model poses with a variation of time spans and positions.
4. Depict the gesture and movement of the figure.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will be a drawing folio.

A graded assessment will occur for this course.