Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a clear visual articulation of ideas using appropriate media and materials
  2. determine new approaches and strategies in the development of visual research and outcomes through an exploration of processes, materials and technologies
  3. apply evaluation skills in the analysis of research and outcomes.
    • Freehand perspective in the built environment
    • Expressive drawing in the built environment
    • Transformers
    • Mark making and the pure field
    • Tone by layer/Ink or swim
    • Layering with ideas
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:


It is recommended that you complete Level 1 subjects or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject.

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -
    • Additional materials — Art/Drawing Materials
    • Other special requirement — Digital Camera and Scanner

This subject was previously known as Visual Arts Research - Drawing B.

This subject is designed to further progress your skills in the visual arts through processes and techniques. You will extend and consolidate research methodologies that will support and strengthen your investigations in contemporary art practice, through drawing or other media.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Portfolio (40%)
  • Folio examination (60%)

Textbook information is pending.

Textbook information is pending.

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