Courses & Units

Drawing 3B FSD331



In this unit you will extend and refine investigative forms of drawing through self-directed projects designed to align ideas with form, methods and materials. Through guided research into the form and content of your artwork you will increase your understanding of the reflective, abstract and synthetic making and thinking processes essential to quality art practice and to generating ideas significant to you as an artist. You will learn to create meaningful and expressive connections between the content of your artwork and its visual form through selection of appropriate materials and methods, which may or may not be confined to conventional drawing media.

This unit will help you to develop and apply knowledge of drawing; engage directly in the problems and possibilities of creative enquiry through contemporary drawing in an expanding field of practice; develop new forms of research skills and an appreciation for the importance of global trans-disciplinary practices inherent within drawing; develop skills in visual analysis of drawings; develop competence in using relevant drawing materials. You will also learn to examine the context and audience in which, and for which, artworks are made, and to site your artwork within an exhibition context.


Unit name Drawing 3B
Unit code FSD331
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts

Dr Jan Hogan

Teaching staff

Sessional staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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  • Pre:  50% units at level 200 BFA Schedule one of which needs to be FSD257 or FSD258 or FSD202/302; and FST102


25 points from this list: FSD153 or FSD111 or FFD100 or FFD101 or FSD202 or FSD255 or FSD256 or FSD257 or FSD258

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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

The minimum requirement for study in this unit is 13 week x 12hrs, comprised of a weekly 3hr class plus a further 9hrs of unsupervised time in which to work on and complete project work. (13 weeks)


A series of experimental and exploratory artefacts that evidence iterative process and a portfolio of experimentation/exploration (extracted from journal and other places – maximum 15 pages) (100%)

FSD331 (25%) is co-taught with FSD361 (12.5%).  The different expectations and assessment criteria for these units are reflected in the respective assessment rubric.

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