Drawing 1

Griffith University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Drawing 1

  • Host University

    Griffith University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Art, Studio Art

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Course Description:
    This elective studio course is designed to provide a common basis for various fine arts practices. Students are expected to develop and extend those skills and concepts which were initiated in the related studies drawing strand of the foundation program. A series of objective, analytic and interpretive studies will inform and extend the student's major area of study whilst encouraging the development of personal visual expression. Assessment includes critical evaluation of four set assignments and two folio presentations.

    Course Introduction:
    This elective studio course is designed to provide a common basis for visual art practics. Students
    are expected to develop and extend those skills and concepts which were initiated in the related studies
    drawing strand of the foundation program. A series of objective, analytic and interpretive studies will
    inform and extend the student's major area of study whilst encouraging the development of personal visual
    expression. Assessment includes critical evaluation of four set assignments and two folio presentations.

     

    Course Aims
    The aims of this course are to develop formal, expressive and conceptual skills in visual arts
    practice through an understanding of the procedures and practice of drawing.
     
    The course supports the internal coherence of the degree program by providing an elective
    specialization studies in an essential aspect of studio practice.
     
    Students will be encouraged to consider various traditional and contemporary approaches to
    drawing, as this will constitute an important foundation for their own artistic practice in their
    major study area.
     
    Learning Outcomes
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    1 Use diverse forms of drawing media in image making.
    2 Use drawing as a research tool for a range of formal, experimental and interpretive approaches to visual arts practice.
    3 Use drawing as a preparatory study and as an expressive medium of communication.
    4 Use traditional and contemporary drawing approaches to promote a questioning attitude to existing visual assumptions.
    5 Use drawing to develop a personal visual literacy and conceptual skills.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.