This practical unit introduces you to key knowledge and concepts used in contemporary drawing practice. You will undertake a suite of exploratory exercises that will develop your practical knowledge of drawing, observation, composition, the visual elements (line, tone, shape, volume, texture), materials, and the representation and interpretation of information and source material.
You will also learn enabling skills for the use of different drawing media, techniques and processes.
Artist talks, lectures, class presentations, group discussion and critique will support practical work. These activities will increase your understanding of the languages of drawing and develop your ability in identifying, describing and communicating (written and oral) the principles and forms of drawing. These will also expose you to a breadth of contemporary drawing practice.
The unit is designed to accommodate students with various backgrounds and experiences, studying in the creative arts or in other subject areas.
|Unit name||Drawing 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Jan Hogan
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||100301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3hr weekly studio sessions, that comprise of technical workshops, group learning activities and individual studio time, + 6 x 1hr lecture/viewing/demonstration.
There is an expectation of at least an additional 3hrs independent practical work in the studio weekly (13 weeks, including an Independent Study Week).
Ongoing formative feedback through written, verbal, visual, individual and collective presentations and critique.
Non assessed hurdle and milestone tasks as described in the unit outline.
Folio of completed projects submitted at the end of the unit and portfolio of relevant supporting material evidencing brief observations and reflections of the semester's work and contextual investigation (maximum 15 pages) (100%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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