Course Title: Drawing and Digital Illustration

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Drawing and Digital Illustration

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2526

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Leigh Milward

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9426

Course Coordinator Email: leigh.milward@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B515.3.09


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will use digital and manual techniques to represent and communicate concepts. Through developing and refining skills in observational and conceptual drawing you will gain expertise in the appropriate use and application of different drawing media. Your technical skills in digital software will be enhanced to create a range of images in response to briefs.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Identify and employ a range of graphic and communication techniques in order to design, refine and produce artwork using well developed digital production skills for multiple contexts.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Employ and adapt illustration conventions to a range of different outcomes
  • Create and produce technical illustrations using appropriate software
  • Select and apply a range of drawing techniques and digital media to represent and communicate a concept


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning activities will take place in both a drawing studio and computer laboratory using industry software. Activities involve digital and manual exercises and briefs. You will also be required to undertake independent study.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Learning resources include access to studio rooms and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.
The University Library has extensive resources for Graphic Design students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian Mary Mavroudis mary.mavroudis@rmit.edu.au
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment may include individual briefs, in-class exercises, tests and assignments.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1