Visual Communication Drawing 1

Course code DESN1200Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Introduces the use of drawing as a communication tool. Emphasis is placed on an awareness of the design process and developing skills in visual problem solving, observation, interpretation, learning to use visual language and visual research methodology.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:

1 Communicate ideas effectively through drawing.
2 Demonstrate an understanding of visualisation skills appropriate to the design process.
3 Demonstrate an ability to carry out individual visual research.
4 Be able to analyse visual image objectively.
5.Demonstrate visual understanding of form, proportion and structure.
ContentTopics may include:
1 Visual symbols
2 Sketching techniques
3 Visual problem solving
4 Observation skills
5 Objective analysis
6 Visual research and sourcing
7 The elements and principles of design.
8 Geometry and perspective
9 Drawing the human figure from life
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Practical
Student Projects
Studio
Workshop
Assessment Items
Presentations - Individual
Projects
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term