- Code DESA1021
- Unit Value 6 units
This course introduces students to precise drawing and model making through a series of weekly projects. By applying freehand, technical and perspective drawing together with model making, students will develop an awareness of conventions of visual communication relevant for the Design Arts. We will explore a variety of materials and their properties applied to a range of processes relevant to two and three dimensional design and construction. These techniques aim to develop accuracy and constructive imagination. Discussion and critical appraisal will be important adjuncts to observation, concept and practice development. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Show understanding of basic processes and material properties relevant to the discipline
- Apply a range of introductory technical skills
- Demonstrate proficiency in working with and exploration of relevant materials and processes
- Demonstrate observation and analytical skills in areas such as 2D and 3D representation, design and model making
Portfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 4]
Journal/Documentation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 4]
Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|2864||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person|