This practical unit will develop your skills in perceptual, conceptual, procedural and imaginary models of drawing. You will undertake a suite of practical exercises and projects that emphasise innovative self-expression and conceptually informed and intuitive creative approaches to drawing. Hand made drawings processes involve various 2D surfaces and occasionally may consider drawing in relation to digital media, 3D, and/or time based media.
The purpose of this unit is to provide you with methods, concepts and practical skills for generating new ideas and ways of thinking through drawing practice. Through exploratory practice and the development of research and studio skills, as well as the study of histories, theories and practices of the discipline, you will develop a studio practice where the making of drawings is deeply embedded and informed by the ideas behind them.
Artist talks, lectures, class presentations, group discussion and critique will support practical work. These and other class activities encourage positive and productive dialogue within a supportive class culture. They will also build ability in identifying, describing and communicating (written and oral) the principles and forms of drawing and your knowledge of contemporary drawing practice.
The unit is designed to prepare students for advanced level subjects in visual art.
|Unit name||Drawing 2A: Translation, Interpretation and Practice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|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|
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FFD100 or FFD101 or FSD111 or FSD153
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3hr weekly studio sessions that comprise of technical workshops, studio lectures, group learning activities and individual studio time. There is an expectation of at least an additional 3hrs independent practical work in the studio weekly (13 weeks, including an Independent Study Week).
A series of experimental and exploratory artefacts that evidence iterative process and a portfolio of experimentation/exploration including journal (100%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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