Leader: Kit Wise
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: This subject offers an extended engagement with the representational issues prefaced in the previous figure drawing unit. In a studio class, sequential projects, using either male or female life models, will explore the visual description of the human figure in a variety of spatial contexts. This will promote the investigation and discovery of a range of appropriate representational strategies involving drawing media, use of colour and scale of imagery and format.
Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students will: 1.have skill in using an extended range of drawing materials and processes to confidently create dynamic relationships between the figure and its surrounding space; 2.possess an understanding of the relationship of drawing to colour in the creation and manipulation of form and space; 3.be capable of making drawings in a variety of sizes including the possibility of very large scale; 4.begin to recognise individual responses to the perceptual world and make independent judgements on the appropriateness of procedures and techniques for their description; 5.possess greater understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and aesthetic issues underlying the perceptual drawing process.
Assessment: By folio 100%. 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.
Contact Hours: 12 hours per week including 3 studio hours and 9 hours of independent study