This interactive course allows students to explore and improve their drawing techniques. Learn in a shared studio with a range of tools, equipment and materials. Set yourself up for higher level study to pursue an exciting career in the visual arts.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Improve your drawing and visual representation skills
Explore and refine ideas, techniques, tools, equipment, effects and materials
Document how you generated your work and the research and ideas that informed it
Select and review cultural, historical and contemporary information required for creative work
Resolve technical problems
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study and credit towards a full qualification
Specialist skills to develop technical and conceptual drawings
A sound understanding of how to finalise and format images for presentation and archive
Experience working with budgets and art project viability assessment
The ability to produce digital images for display in art publications, galleries and electronic media
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to a computer and a strong wifi signal
Basic art supplies such as charcoals, pencils, erasers, cartridge paper and pastels etc.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: art gallery or museum curator, illustrator, graphic designer, interior designer, fashion designer and practising artist with the Diploma of Visual Arts.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Studio Practice - Drawing does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
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