Course Title: Drawing specialisation III

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6073

Course Title: Drawing specialisation III

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 209.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students will creatively develop drawings (using conventional and innovative media and techniques) which demonstrate a personal vision and direction and a commitment to the practice of drawing as a visual art discipline in its own right.
In relation to a negotiated and extensively developed project proposal students will: develop a personal visual language that will underpin the entire folio; identify conceptual premises within their own work; apply creative, lateral and critical thinking; research organise and analyse; understand and reflect on cultural contexts for the work; explore a range of approaches (pertinent to the project); demonstrate an understanding of key materials and methods; develop a practice based on perceptive enquiry contextualised within issues related to aesthetics; apply appropriate and informed OH&S procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

5362AC Drawing specialisation III

Learning Outcomes

1. Research and critically analyse ideas, themes, concepts and styles in contemporary and historical drawings
2. Locate a variety of source material for images and ideas
3. Develop preliminary sketches and drawings
4. Execute a creative body of drawings using conventional and innovative media which demonstrate a personal vision and direction
5. Critically appraise developed works

Overview of Assessment

A comprehensive drawing folio.