This unit will explore the ground as both a site for exploration and a support for expression. You will undertake a suite of practical exercises and projects that provide you with methods, concepts and practical skills for generating new ideas and ways of thinking through drawing and printmaking practice. Printmaking is explored as an extension of drawing, where materials and methods go through processes of transformation.
This unit will broaden your capacity to understand and engage with diverse materials, methodologies and processes in drawing and printmaking. Through group and individual tasks, you will develop your ability to experiment with materials, iterative process and idea development.
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. Students will be guided through in depth approaches to observation and reflection, connecting their studio-based experiences with contextual knowledge of contemporary art discourse.
|Unit name||Drawing & Printmaking 2A|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Antonia Aitken|
|Available as an elective?|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|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|
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- Explore and evaluate diverse approaches to conceptual and practical experimentation in drawing and printmaking media
- Critically discuss your own and others’ work in relation to broader contexts and discourse
- Respond to and interpret a brief through guided inquiry
- Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to drawing and printmaking techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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PrerequisitesFSD112 Drawing and Printmaking 1; FSD111 Drawing 1; FSR111 Printmaking 1
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:FSD214 |FSR214
|Assessment||Other (30%)|Portfolio (50%)|Presentation (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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