DRAWING 1

VPA2DW1

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Drawing 1  covers the perceptual, observational, experimental approaches and the technical processes of drawing. Methods of drawing and investigating visual systems that relate to traditional and contemporary art practices will be undertaken through a series of individual and class projects. Through these projects the students will develop their understanding of the role of drawing and its relationship to contemporary visual practices. This expanded practice of drawing is informed by investigations of the history of drawing practice and contemporary drawing practitioners.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply observational drawing skills and initiate personal imagery within a range contemporary art practice

Activities:
Produce a coherent thematic folio of artwork through set projects and student led projects.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Make credible descriptions of the human subject using established and experimental drawing modes

Activities:
Apply and refine the skills and specialist knowledge within a sustained and resolved body of work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Critically reflect on your work and the work of others produced within this course

Activities:
Generate, research and explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Identify and apply a range of critical strategies when working with the environment as a focus of practice to explore a sense of place

Activities:
Demonstrate the ways that your visual expression synthesizes ideas and concepts developed in contemporary art practice in your art folio through exhibition, written and peer review presentations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Develop a body of material and visual research related to your environment

Activities:
Construct an approach of your own to your artwork, critically reflecting on historic or traditional approaches in your discipline.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

06. Recognise and critically reflect upon the role of key ideas, histories and practice on place, environment and landscape in the production of meaning

Activities:
Synthesize and respond to a range of cultural, cross cultural and ethical issues that present problems for visual artists in the creative arts through oral and written forms
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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