Course Title: Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MKTG7855C

Course Title: Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5325 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact: Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email: tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sam Falanga sam.falanga@rmit.edu.au

Philip Ferrotto philip.ferrotto@rmit.edu.au

Kristine Pigford kristine.pigford@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 45

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None
  

Course Description

In this unit you will develop skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and use electronic or manual drafting techniques to develop and present a folio of perspective drawings, plans and elevations in response to a client brief.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER512 Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations

Element:

1. Ensure client requirements are met.

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Interpret and confirm clients’ visual merchandising design concepts.

1.2.Plan and manage drawing production to meet client timelines.

1.3.Present and explain drawings to clients and encourage feedback.

1.4.Modify drawings to incorporate changes negotiated with clients.

Element:

2. Produce one-point perspective visuals from a given plan and elevation.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Interpret plan and elevation and determine suitable scale.

2.2.Construct one-point grid of interior space delineating scale representations of floor, walls and ceiling using appropriate drafting tools and equipment .

2.3.Position objects correctly in given space according to the given plan.

2.4.Determine correct heights of objects within the space from provided elevations.

Element:

3. Produce two-point perspective visuals from a given plan and elevation.

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Construct two-point grid of interior space, indicating scale representations of floor, walls and ceiling.

3.2.Produce visuals of walls and ceiling to specified proportions according to given plans and elevations.

3.3.Draw accurate scale heights of objects and architectural details according to specifications in elevations.

3.4.Position objects to match plans.

3.5.Render interiors in colour finish scheme appropriate to organisation and product.

Element:

4. Produce multi point perspective from given industry briefs.

Performance Criteria:

4.1.Determine view of plan and elevation for client presentation to best represent requirements of the brief.

4.2.Draft perspective and rendered interior views, according to given plans and elevations.

4.3.Produce alternative design solutions to meet client needs.

4.4.Present progress solutions to client for feedback.

4.5.Draft design modifications and present portfolio of finished visuals for client sign-off.


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.


Details of Learning Activities

In this course you will explore the use of drawing in the visual merchanding industry including 2D and 3D manual drawing techniques.
You will use technical drawing equipment as well as produce freehand drawings.
This competency will be delivered in combination with MKTG7847C ’Produce working drawings’
 


Teaching Schedule

WeekTopicAssessment Task
1 Introduction, equipment use & title blocks and text 
2 Steps for producing a drawing 
3 Line work Commence Merchandiser 1
4 Dimensioning 
5 Isometric & oblique drawing Submit Merchandiser 1
6 Section and detail views 
7 Shopfront, and reflected ceiling views 
8 Working drawing 
9 Freehand perspective drawing 
10 1 & 2 Point grid construction Commence Grid Construction drawing
11 Working with grids Submit Grids
12 Ellipses and curves in perspective Submit merchandisers sketches drawings
13 Multi vanishing points Commence Store concept visuals
14 Lettering, signage and graphics in perspective 
15 Store visuals 
16 Retail store concept presentations Submit Store concept visuals


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills.
The assessment tasks are:

2 x projects 

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.


The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.
 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

Brief 1. Merchandiser 1

You will produce a technical drawing of a store merchandiser considering scale, multiple 3rd angle views, drawing layout and the application of text on the final drawing.

Brief 2. Store Working Drawing

You will produce a technical drawing of a small store considering scale, multiple views, drawing layout and the application of text, section views, a lighting plan, symbols and a reflected cieling view on the final drawing.

Brief 3. 1 Point persoective Grid

You will produce a basic 1 (vanishing) point perspective grid.

Brief 4. 2 Point persoective Grid


You will produce a basic 2 (vanishing) point perspective grid.

Brief 5. Sketches on grids

You will produce a series of sketches using the perspective grids to inform the correct proportions and views of the topics.

Brief 6. Store Visuals

You will produce a series of sketches using the perspective grids to represent hypothetical store concepts including both internal and external store features.


Assessment Matrix

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