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TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio

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Overview About this course

The Visual Art Foundation Folio support students with observational drawing skills and basic skills with Arts Language. Student will learn to work with still life and other themes to build an understanding and application of art elements such as line, shape, colour, texture and form. Students will also develop an understanding of composition and the Principles of Art such as Balance, contrast, movement and rhythm. The course is aim at student who want to build or extend a folio and is suitable for anyone wanting to apply for the Diploma of Visual Arts or Diploma of Ceramics courses. All materials for this course are included.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

What will you learn?

  • Week 1: Introduction to Art and the importance of drawing. Working with drawing materials. Exercise.

  • Week 2 How to construct a drawing work with a simple still life. Considering Figure-ground exercises.

  • Week 3 Developing an understanding and application of form and structure using tone.

  • Week 4: Discussion and applying techniques to develop Space and depth in draw.

  • Week 5: Drawing with colour. Understanding basic colour theory and its application in drawing and 2D work.

  • Week 6: Using Colour – 2D exercise

  • Week 7: Extending the use of colour -small colour development exercised using still life.

  • Week 8: Approaching drawing and the approaches to surface and texture. Drawing exercise.

  • Week 9: Interpretation “connecting the bits” developing a completed drawing.

  • Week 10: Completion of Folio work. Review and advise of folio presentation.

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

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  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • There are no entry recommendations for this course.

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Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Visual Art Foundation Folio 800-001031A

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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

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  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

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  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

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