Course Title: Drawing Advanced Studio 3A1 Visual Research Advanced Life Drawing

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Drawing Advanced Studio 3A1 Visual Research Advanced Life Drawing

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006

Course Coordinator: Dr Irene Barberis; Godwin Bradbeer

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5386

Course Coordinator;

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 2.B.4

Course Coordinator Availability: Via appointment or by Email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of Year Two Drawing Visual Research, or equivalent

Course Description

Students are required to initiate and sustain a personal body of art research. All aspects of study should be comprehended within historical and contemporary contexts. Individual and group tutorials will be conducted. Students are required to develop and present a project proposal, identifying their field of research and informing their practice.

Work Integrated Learning is incorporated within the Course by a regular program of group and individual critiques in conjunction with the viewing of public exhibitions and regular exposure and involvement with international arts practitioners through Metasenta, projects within The Drawing Space and the international Artist in Residence Program.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students should have the capacity to initiate, extend and sustain a personal imagery that can be contextualized within contemporary art practice. 

Overview of Learning Activities

Individual studio research and a schedule of individual and group tutorials.

Overview of Learning Resources

Studio facilities including computer laboratory available, RMIT library resource available, no prescribed texts.

Overview of Assessment

Submission of a folio of personally initiated and resolved visual research. Assessment will be conducted by a panel of Drawing staff that includes the lecturer of the Course and the Course Coordinator of the Drawing Studio. Regular attendance is required.