- Code DESA2906
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Areas of interest Design Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course will enable students to develop technical and conceptual skills and understandings relating to a range of drawing-based processes and approaches as they relate to textile design. Students will extend these into an individual design project that may be related to product or surface design development. Students will develop skills and knowledge relating to a range of drawing and graphic image/mark-making techniques for design development through taking an experimental and exploratory approach. Students will also learn safe working practices and develop an understanding of relevant workplace health and safety (WHS) procedures to fulfill course requirements.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will focus on development of design skills and understandings relating to the basic elements of drawing and design such as line, form/shape, texture, and colour. Odd years will focus on the application of drawing to developing a body of textile design work and using drawing to develop ideas.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an appropriate level of competency with use of materials, equipment and tools relevant to mark-making
- Demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques related to drawing for design, through class and individual projects
- Apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts and contemporary practices relevant to drawing and mark-making techniques through development and execution of studio projects and independent experimentation, sampling and research
- Demonstrate skills in critical reflection and research in order to develop an understanding of the relationship of drawing to one’s own work and to that of other designers.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1–4
Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
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 comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice (a total of 4 hours contact per teaching week)
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice
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