This course will enable students to develop technical and conceptual skills and understandings relating to a range of drawing-based processes and approaches as they relate to textile practice. Students will extend these into an individual project that may be related to product or surface design development. Students will develop skills and knowledge relating to a range of drawing and graphic image/mark-making techniques for design development through taking an experimental and explorative approach. Students will also learn safe working practices and develop an understanding of relevant workplace health and safety (WHS) procedures to fulfil course requirements.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will focus on development of skills and understandings relating to the basic elements of drawing and design such as line, form/shape, texture, and colour. Odd years will focus on the application of drawing to developing a body of textile practice and using drawing to develop ideas.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques related to mark-making, through class and individual projects
- Apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts and contemporary practices relevant to drawing and mark-making techniques through development and execution of studio projects and independent experimentation, sampling and research
- Demonstrate critical reflection and contextual understanding on own work and that of other artists/designers through note-taking in journal and in discussions.
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times for a maximum of 12 units of credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1–3
Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 2-3
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice (a total of 4 hours contact per teaching week)
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2623||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||N/A|