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This unit increases skills in observational drawing and expressive mark-making through studying and drawing the human figure. You will be taught the principles of drawing forms in space and the elements of line, movement, structure and volume. Classes are structured around drawing from the life model.
In addition, you are also expected to undertake regular exercises in observational and expressive drawing in a sketchbook, journal or similar. One-on-one consultation, class discussion, and critiques supplement practical sessions. Together these will assist you with how to draw, how to respond analytically to your work as it is being created, and provide you with relevant technical information.
Figure drawing is as important today as it ever was for artists and is foundational to both traditional and contemporary art-making practices. Thus the unit is designed to accommodate students with various backgrounds and experiences, studying visual arts and other disciplines.
|Unit name||Life Drawing (Expression)|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Brigita Ozolins
|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.
50 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3 hr studio session weekly, and an expectation of at least an additional 3 hrs independent practical work per week (13 weeks)
Portfolio of 15-20 selected drawings (80%); journal and observation studies (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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