This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and represent the human form in professional art or design practice.  It applies to individuals who undertake two-dimensional or three-dimensional creative work that may or may not incorporate a direct representation of the human form. At this level, the practitioner works independently.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - research the representation of the human form in historical and contemporary contexts; - develop, refine and implement ideas about the use of the human form for application to own work; - produce a complete body of creative work that shows ability to work effectively with the human form, and; - use feedback and reflection to assess success of completed work and identify further creative opportunities. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - list and describe sources of information and ideas relevant to own practice; - outline commonly used research methodologies for creative practitioners; - describe in detail techniques used to represent or reflect the human form relevant to own area of practice; - explain the aspects of human physiology and anatomy that are relevant to own work, and; - outline the requirements of intellectual property and other legislation associated with arts practice.

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