Develop your drawing skills with this Visual Arts Research: Introduction to Drawing course unit from Curtin University. Delivered online through Open Universities Australia, this course unit will take you through the elements and principles of drawing.
In this introductory unit you will learn to use your drawing skills to create a visual language across two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. Through a range of projects, you will be encouraged to experiment with different media and materials, ultimately gaining an understanding of the spectrum of visual treatments and solutions. You’ll become familiar with the formal, conceptual, analytical, experimental and expressive use of drawing, and with this knowledge, develop your own style.
There are no prerequisites for this course unit – anyone can apply.
Areas of study
In this drawing unit, the topics you will study include:
Space and depth
Text in visual art
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This visual arts course unit will play an important role in developing your drawing style and skills. Through your exploration and experimentation with techniques, media and concepts, you will not only come out with a strong eye for visual representation and the presentation of ideas, but also an ability to discern the appropriate technique and materials for each task.
You will finish this unit with strong problem solving and critical thinking skills to help you articulate your ideas through drawing.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Visual Arts Research: Introduction to Drawing from Curtin University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP/HECS-HELP is available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Get more information
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.
OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
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