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Hobart, Launceston


Printmaking & Drawing Studio 2B will broaden your capacity to understand and engage with diverse materials, methodologies and processes associated with contemporary printmaking and drawing practice. Through group and individual tasks, you will develop your ability to experiment with materials, iterative process and ideas development.

This unit will focus on the development of works that respond to material experimentation, the production of multiples and the use of image and text to explore ways of messaging. Through the guidance of staff, students are encouraged to develop independent learning strategies towards the development of individual expression and self- directed outcomes. 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.

Summary 2021

Unit name Drawing & Printmaking 2B
Unit code FSD217
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts

Dr Jan Hogan

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Explore and evaluate diverse approaches to conceptual and practical experimentation in drawing and printmaking media, with a focus on iteration and multiples.
  2. Evaluate how your work and work by others uses drawing and printmaking as an intervention within broader contexts and discourse.
  3. Utilise a brief to develop a resolved body of work.
  4. Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to drawing and printmaking techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.




FSD112 or FSD111 or FSR111

Mutual Exclusions

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

FSD215 and FSR215


Teaching Pattern

Weekly Workshop (3 hours)


Task 1: Present your work in progress for a critique (30%)

Task 2: Folio of works in response to a self-directed proposal (30%)

Task 3: Journal (20%)

Task 4: Presentation, 5 minutes (10%)

Task 5: Artist statement, 300 words (10%)

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