DWG2504 - Drawing: Advanced studies 1 - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.


Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Fine Art

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Leslie Eastman


Dr Leslie Eastman

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)


Any of DWG1102, DWG1202, DWG1301, DWG1401, DWG1201, DWG1103, or permission from Studio Coordinator.


This unit provides students with the opportunity to relate to a more expansive definition of drawing and encourages students, through bold graphic experimentation, to maximise their capacity for individual invention and expression in responding to a variety of perceptive and conceptual processe This unit is an advancement on their year 1 foundation drawing.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Have a wide graphic visual vocabulary to serve and maximise their individual expressive needs;
  2. Have aesthetic sensibilities that enable them to critically determine imagery that bridges both historical and contemporary art;
  3. Productively develop a wide variety of visual material and techniques relevant to their major discipline;
  4. Critically engage and produce drawing in relation to their conceptual direction and perceptive observations;
  5. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100% in-semester assessment

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study.

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