Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Art, Studio Art
Taught In English
There are no prerequisites for this course, but it is advised that some competency exists and that the prospective student has completed drawing 1, Introduction to Life Drawing or Life Drawing1 as it comprises intermediate level skills and theoretical material.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
This studio course is designed to provide a common basis for various fine art practices. Students are expected to develop and extend those skills and concepts that were initiated in the foundation year. 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.
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 fine art studio practice.
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
1.Provide a specialization role for the student's major as well as extend visual literacy, drawing and conceptual skills
2.Have a questioning attitude to existing assumptions about life drawing in both traditional and contemporary contexts.
3.Be conversant with a diverse range of approaches to figure drawing.be conversant with a diverse range of approaches to image making.
4.Use drawing as a preparatory study as well as an expressive fine art medium.
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.