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DWG3518

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Kit Wise

Synopsis

This unit provides students of art and design with a further opportunity to relate to a broader definition of drawing in relation to contemporary art practice and encourages the student through bold graphic experimentation to maximise their capacity for individual invention and expression in responding to a variety of natural forms. Students will work from the model, still life, nature and other resources to develop their individual practice in an increasingly informed manner.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit students should:

  1. have a wide graphic visual vocabulary to serve and maximise their individual expressive needs;

  1. have aesthetic sensibilities that enable them to critically determine imagery that bridges both historical and contemporary art;

  1. productively develop a wide variety of visual material and techniques relevant to their major discipline;

  1. have an understanding of the appropriate procedures for complying with OHS and ethical requirements in this area of study.

Assessment

By folio 100% (all objectives). Initial project or work-in-progress is assessed in the first part of the semester and contributes a weighting of no less than 20% to the final assessment.

Chief examiner(s)

Ken Smith

Contact hours

12 hours per week, including 3 studio hours and 9 independant study hours

Prerequisites

DWG2504