Natural History Studio Studies 2
|Course code DESN1560||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
Natural History Illustration requires the visual interpretation of aspects of the natural world and this course extends both the technical and creative skills of the student necessary for successful studio practice. The course also exposes students to the broad range of applications of Natural History Illustration and its importance in today's world.
The course consists of two project blocks during which students will be introduced to studio practice and its application to the sciences.
Not available in 2015
|Previously offered in 2014|
|Objectives||At the successful completion of this course, students will:|
1. be equipped to integrate field work practice with studio based techniques;
2. develop studio skills relevant to Natural History Illustration practice;
3. utilise creative as well as technical concept development;
4. develop critical appraisal and self evaluation processes;
5. develop the communication skills necessary for Natural History Illustration practice.
|Content||The course will be divided into two blocks during which students will gain experience in areas such as:|
1. Integrated studio and field work skills;
2. Scientific illustration techniques and application;
3. Methodological concepts relevant to creative and technical applications of Natural History Illustration;
4. Health and safety in studio practice; and
5. Application of studio skills and techniques to project development.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term