Course Title: Refine digital art techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5351 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Title: Refine digital art techniques

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2021

Course Contact: Nat Morawski

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5583

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Course Description

In this unit you will be working with digital media to create a folio of work of your choosing with the goal of developing your own distinctive style. This occurs through a process of research, refinement, evaluation and feedback.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUADIG508 Refine digital art techniques


1. Research digital media ideas and techniques

2. Select digital media techniques for refinement

3. Consolidate digital media technique to professional level

4. Evaluate own digital media technique

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to plan and execute a body of work from concept, to creation, and output to both print and screen. This occurs through a process of research, refinement, evaluation and individual mentoring.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include:

  • Creation, review and refinement of portfolios of work
  • Direct observation of work production and application of a typical workflow in illustrative photo imaging professional practice