Design Imaging 1: Seeing Photo-based and handmade images

Description

This course introduces students to the idea of seeing as an active process of observation and the role this plays in visual communication design. It explores the relationship between observation and a variety of image based / mark making media in documenting observations and communicating meaning.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Frame their observations through appropriate visual media ¿ including but not limited to ¿ still photography, drawing, moving image, mark making etc;

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of observation in design ideation, through the use of relevant visual / mark making media;

3. Experiment with a variety of forms of visual / mark making media;

4. Communicate effectively with a variety of visual / mark making media.

Content

Topics will include:

  1. Observation as an active form of seeing;
  2. The relationship between imaging and imagination;
  3. The affect of hand generated and lense media imagery on observation;
  4. Observation and the frame;
  5. The role of hand generated and lense media imagery in visually communicating ideas.
     

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): DESN1311. Students who have successfully completed DESN1311 are not eligible to enrol in DESN1111.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Assignment 1 - Journal & Presentation

Presentation: Assignment 2 - Journal & Presentation

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks