Design Imaging 2: Designing Photo-based handmade images

Course code DESN1112Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course introduces students to the process of creating and designing visual narratives / stories through their use and understanding of a variety of image based media. It explores the relationship between the active process of observation and the production of the visible image as a designed construct.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an awareness of the appropriate use of a variety of visual / mark making media in establishing a tone of voice;
2. Experiment with a variety of forms of visual / mark making media;
3. Communicate effectively in narrative form using appropriate visual / mark making media;
4. Confidently begin to develop their personal visual language.
ContentTopics will include:
1. The visible image as a designed construct;
2. The relationship between investigating, understanding, and transforming visible images;
3. The affect of hand generated and lense media imagery on tone of voice and narrative design;
4. The role of hand generated and lense media imagery in visually communicating ideas
Replacing Course(s)DESN1200 'Visual Communication Drawing 1'.
TransitionDESN1112 replaced DESN1200 'Visual Communication Drawing 1' in 2014. Students who have successfully completed DESN1200 will not be required to complete DESN1112. Credit cannot be obtained for both DESN1200 and DESN1112.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Workshop: for 6 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for DESN1112