Drawing Colour and Structure 1 : an introduction to the practices


Creative Practice in Drawing, Colour & Structure Studies

In this module the learner is introduced to the formal visual elements and principles of visual art through drawing, colour and structure activities. Media and processes are explored through a variety of appropriate studio exercises and practices.

Drawing- Observational, figurative, analytical, technical and experimental drawing exercises enable the learner to acquire relevant practical skills and appreciate Drawing as a vehicle for visual recording and enquiry.

Colour- Introduction to the nature of colour through observation, analysis and application. Through a series of exercises, the learner will explore and engage with the principles of colour relativity in practical applications that are relevant for artists.

Structure- the basic elements and principles of 3D are explored through the investigation, interpretation and realisation of a given project. 3D making skills are addressed and an understanding of formal elements developed.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate appropriate drawing,colour and structure skills.

  2. Engage with a wide range of tools, media and workbooks

  3. Display an understanding of the relevant formal elements and principles.

  4. Demonstrate creative problem-solving skills.

  5. Demonstrate a basic awareness and understanding of the work of historical and contemporary artists.

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