Course Title: Life Drawing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Life Drawing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 32.0

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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 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

OHTH5322C Follow health, safety and security procedures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS642 Life Drawing

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

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.