Visual Communication Drawing 1
|Course code DESN1200||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty 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 2015
|Objectives||On 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.
|Content||Topics 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
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term