• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject ANU College
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jennifer Robertson
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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This course introduces students to precise drawing and model making through a series of weekly projects. By applying freehand, technical and perspective drawing together with model making, students will develop an awareness of conventions of visual communication relevant for creative work in visual arts and design. We will explore a variety of materials and their properties applied to a range of processes relevant to two and three dimensional design and construction. These techniques aim to develop accuracy and constructive imagination. Discussion and critical appraisal will be important adjuncts to observation, concept and practice development. This course may be delivered as a semester length course or offered as an intensive.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Identify basic processes and material properties relevant to the discipline;
  2. Apply a range of introductory technical skills;
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in working with and exploration of relevant materials and processes; and
  4. Demonstrate observation and analytical skills in areas such as 2D and 3D representation, design and model making.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (70%) [Learning Outcomes 1–4]
Journal/Documentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1–4]
Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1–4]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
 

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Workload

Semester delivery:
130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Contact hours may include visits to major art institutions in Canberra.
 
Intensive delivery:
130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 40 hours of contact: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice, delivered intensively over two weeks; and
b) 90 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Enrolment in the Diploma of Creative Design. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed DESA1021.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4610 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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