Course Title: Create observational drawings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5316 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Create observational drawings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6291C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Ruth Lyon

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email: ruth.lyon@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will explore the specific techniques and considerations required for observational drawing, developing an understanding of perspective, line, space, colour and tone. You will also select and apply appropriate media and tools to create different effects in observational drawings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD502A Create observational drawings

Elements:

1. Develop and refine observational drawing technique

2. Explore media and tools for observational drawings

3. Produce finished observational drawings


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks.  Assessment in this course include in class exercises and media project/s.

The assessment tasks are:
1. Portfolio of drawings 70%
2. Project 30%

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