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.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
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.
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To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
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The TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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The TAFE Statement in Visual Art Foundation Folio does not have any post-graduate courses.
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