Natural History Studio Studies 4

Course code DESN2560Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course provides studio development of project - based field studies and encourages student collaboration with industry organizations.
It focuses on creative and innovative approaches to the interpretation of Natural History Illustration and exploration in the practice and theory of Scientific Illustration
Two selected block projects will explore and examine issues related to this study through group interaction, seminars and guest lectures.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThis course will:

1. interpret and analyse data from field studies;
2. apply studio skills and techniques to creative and innovative project solutions;
3. demonstrate an understanding of scientific illustration techniques and their application;
4. articulate theoretical processes which relate to the Natural History Illustrator;
5. encourage proactive relationships with discipline related industry.
ContentThis course will be divided into two blocks during which the following may be included:

1. Development of data analysis from field studies
2. Interpretation of the natural world through creative and innovative techniques and processes in theory and practice
3. Liaison with industry (project based)
4. Exploration of scientific illustration processes
5. Health and safety issues for the Natural History Illustrator
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN2540
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Studio
Assessment Items
Journal
Projects
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term