Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: VART6335C

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5333 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact: Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.ve@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Accelerated Program

Teacher: Michele Meister

michele.meister@rmit.edu.au 

Nominal Hours: 80

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

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Element:

Create drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Organise materials, tools and equipment for selected techniques

3.2 Produce preliminary drawings and discuss their effectiveness with relevant people

3.3 Finalise drawings, incorporating feedback on work in progress as required

3.4 Prepare drawings for the presentation context

Element:

Experiment to represent ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques, materials and equipment through exploration

2.2 Select approaches that best suit the purpose of drawings and their presentation context

2.3 Follow safety procedures for particular techniques, materials and equipment

Element:

Plan drawing work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Explore drawing requirements with reference to relevant reference material and appropriate people when required

1.2 Identify factors that may impact on how drawing work is undertaken

1.3 Gather information about drawing techniques, materials and equipment from a range of sources and determine how they may be used to communicate ideas

1.4 Evaluate information for its application to specific drawing briefs


Learning Outcomes


refer to elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio / class room  using industry standard resources. You will complete exercises and industry relevant projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study  to complete assignments outside class time.

In class activities may include:
• Presentations and demonstration
• teacher directed group activities/projects with individual input from students 
• class exercises to practice and develop skills
• Analysis/critique of relevant material
• Student presentations with Teacher and Peer feedback and review
• Personal class time to discuss and develop own work for assessment/presentation 


Out of class activities may include:
• practical work on presentation of work
• investigation and research
• preparing of work for presentations
• project work
• independent research
• online research
You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research.


Teaching Schedule

 

WEEK

EXERCISE/HOMEWORK REQUIREMENTS

SELF DIRECTED LEARNING

DUE

    

1


Overview of course content & assessment requirements

Designers tool kit & materials


  • Learning to see ... Exercises

      EXERCISE 1

  • Grey scale - graphites
  • Identification of basic shapes
  • Structure and proportion + positive and negative space
  • Tonal shading
  • Explorations

Task1. Assessment project

1 x grey scale drawing

1 x illustration of shapes

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

  • Parallel lines
  • Straight lines
  • Vertical lines
  • Relaxed angles (30 degrees)
 

2

      

EXERCISE 2

  • Identifying 1 pt perspective

- Observation through magazine

- Quick freehand sketching


TASK 1. Assessment project -

3 x drawing activities:

  • 2 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
  • 1 x trace or copy of  magazine image with figure drawn in at the appropriate scale
  • 1 x sketch of a corridor

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

Try to do ‘a drawing the day’ in a small sketchbook that you always carry with you

 

3

 

      EXERCISE 3

  • 1 pt perspective grid

- Placement of boxes & figures - to scale.  Look at scale and placement of human figures into a depth of field                                

                 

TASK 1. Assessment project -

1 x 1 point perspective grid

1 x "room" with cubes and figures in it +

Students must supply butter paper, trace paper, pens and pencils

REVIEW + RESEARCH

  • draw few thumbnails of interiors in your sketchbook

 

4


SUBMISSION OF AT 1 - EXERCISES 1-3   
  

    EXERCISE 4

  • Identifying 2  pt perspective

- Observation through magazine

- Quick freehand sketching


TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

3 x drawing activities:

  • 2 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
  • 1 x trace or copy of magazine image with figures drawn in at the appropriate scale
  • 1 x sketch of an interior

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE….

SUBMIT
AT1 Exercises 1-3



5

      

      EXERCISE 5

          2  pt perspective grid

- placement of boxes & figures - to scale.  Look at scale and placement of human figures into a depth of field                                

                 

TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x 1 point perspective grid

1 x "room" with cubes and figures in it

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

6

     

      EXCURSION



Freehand sketching outdoor

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

7

      EXERCISE 6

Plan to 3d - freehand perspective drawing

- 1 pt perspective drawings

-  Locating furniture in space


TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT

1 point perspective drawing showing the translation from plan to perspective

Minimum 3 x 1 pt perspective sketches (thumbnails)

Minimum  3 x 2 pt perspective sketches (thumbnails)

 

8



     

SUBMISSION OF AT2 FOLIO  (EXERCISES 4 - 6 )


Content will support and underpin decorate residential area and soft furnishing  for interiors.

The drawing tasks completed will directly link with required elements for the major assignment for both units.


EXERCISE 7


  • Develop floor plan
  • Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x floor plan - drawing in ink


Continue EXERCISE 7


  • DEVELOP FLOOR PLAN
  • Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x floor plan - drawing in ink h + draw+ review


SUBMIT AT2
EXERCISES 4 – 6

9


EXERCISE 8


  • Concept layout of furniture on the floor plan
  • Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x floor plan with furniture - drawing in ink

Research + draw+ review

 

10


EXERCISE 9

  • Produce elevations
  • Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

Elevations  - drawings in ink

Elevations with furniture - drawings in ink

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

11


EXERCISE 10

  • Produce effective perspective drawings
  • 1 Point Perspective
  • Pencil sketch
  • Pen and Ink trace off
  • Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x 1 pt perspective - drawing in ink

And practice even more…

 

12


EXERCISE 12

Rendering techniques for effective floor plans with a focus on Soft Furnishing

-  Introduction to markers and pencils

- Tonal drawing - shadows and light source

- Texture, colour, line work / weight

- Hard and soft finishes - reflection and diffusion

- Experimentation of rendering techniques

Students must bring TO EACH CLASS: MARKERS, COLOUR PENCILS + fabrics for reference + reference images of furniture and materials


TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT



You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

MID SEMESTER BREAK ( but don’t stop drawing….)

13


SUBMISSION OF TASK 3  FOLIO

(EXERCISES 7-11 )

EXERCISE 12

Rendering techniques for effective floor plans with a focus on Soft Furnishing

-  Introduction to markers and pencils

- Tonal drawing - shadows and light source

- Texture, colour, line work / weight

- Hard and soft finishes - reflection and diffusion

- Experimentation of rendering techniques

Students must bring TO EACH CLASS: MARKERS, COLOUR PENCILS + fabrics for reference + reference images of furniture and materials


TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT


1 x rendered floor plan with furniture

SUBMISSION OF TASK 3  FOLIO

(EXERCISES 7-11 )


Research + draw+ review

SUBMISSION OF TASK 3  FOLIO

(EXERCISES 7-11 )





14


EXERCISE 12 continuous

Rendering elevations: highlighting Soft Furnishing elements



       Complete FLOOR PLAN + ELEVATION RENDERINGS

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

15


EXERCISE 13

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 1 point perspective
  • Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
  • Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
  • Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces
  • Light, shadow and reflection

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x 1 pt perspective rendered drawing

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

16



EXERCISE 14

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 2 point perspective
  • Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
  • Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
  • Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

1 x 2 pt perspective rendered drawing

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering


     

16



MELBOURNE CUP HOLIDAY

  

17


EXERCISE 14 continued

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 2 point perspective
  • Upholstery; furniture, robes, cushions
  • Lighting and accessories
  • Wallpaper, artwork, mirrors etc.

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

18


SUBMISSION OF TASK 4  FOLIO
EXERCISES 12 - 14
(INCLUDE TASK 3 FOLIO WORK)




Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Learning resources include access to studios and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be project based.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

 

Assessment task                                              Content/requirements                          Hand out Date               Due date

Task 1                                                                Exercise 1-3                                         Week 1                           Week 4

Task 2                                                                Exercise 4 - 6                                       Week 4                           Week 8

Task 3                                                                Exercise 7-11                                        Week 8                           Week 13

Task 4                                                                Exercise 12-14                                      Week 13                         Week 18

Graded assessment applies for courses within the Diploma of Product Design

CHD         Competent with high distinction             80 - 100           Highly developed
CDI           Competent with distinction                    70 - 79            Well developed
CC            Competent with credit                           60 - 69            Developed
CAG         Competent achieved - graded               50 - 59              Sound
NYC         Not Yet Competent
DNS         Did not submit for assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.

Elements123
Task   
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2XXX
3XXX

Other Information

Feedback

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.


Plagiarism

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.


Special consideration policy (late submission)

All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;
 

Please note
While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of resources and student progression.

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