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Subject details

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

  1. demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking and imagination to articulate ideas through appropriate forms of drawing
  2. demonstrate effective methods of documentation and presentation of ideas
  3. demonstrate skills in documenting and representing ideas in a variety of forms of drawing
  4. resolve set tasks with a highly developed level of technique and suitable use of materials.
    • Line and Mark Marking
    • Tone
    • Body
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

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

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

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Digital Camera and/or Scanner
  • OtherDetails -

    Art Drawing kits with drawing material

This subject was previously known as Visual Arts Research: Introduction to Drawing.

An exploration of the elements and principles of the visual language of drawing. You are encouraged to develop the formal, conceptual, analytical, experimental and expressive use of drawing. Through set projects you will examine the effectiveness of various visual solutions by testing possibilities and experimenting with a range of appropriate media. You will examine the possibilities of drawing in both two dimensional and three dimensional forms.

You must supply your own art materials and have access to a scanner and digital camera for documenting your artwork for assessment.

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  • Portfolio (15%)
  • Presentation 1 (35%)
  • Presentation 2 (50%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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