Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2014
Course Code: VART6339C
Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas
School: 350T Fashion & Textiles
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Program: C4218 - Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development
Course Contact : Peter Bonnell
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nominal Hours: 50
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
This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.
This course is delivered concurrently with Develop Drawing Skills (VART6340C) and Development of Textile Designs (VART 5904C).
Please ensure you are enrolled in all courses.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas
1. Plan drawing work
1.1 Explore drawing requirements with reference to relevant reference material and appropriate people when required
2. Experiment to represent ideas
2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques, materials and equipment through exploration
3. Create drawings
3.1 Organise materials, tools and equipment for selected techniques
On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
This course is delivered in a studio / workshop that simulates industry working environment
Please note - not all learning activities are assessment tasks, participants will be advised well in advance if an assessment is taking place.
A range of learning activities, projects and tasks have been designed to allow students to demonstrate competency.
• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• practical demonstrations
• analysis/critique of own work and others
• design activities or projects
• group projects
• class presentations
• group discussion
• on-line research
• independent project based work
• group activities/projects
• Visits to galleries and events
|Week Starting||Learning activity||Assessment Submission|
Introduction to courses and assessment,
|Select drawings for folio submission|
Design Brief 1 Botanica
|Bring flowers and images of flowers to class
Review of stripes and textures
Development work in visual diary
Drawing flowers using black on white and colour,
|Drawings selected for submission to drawing folios|
Creating patterns and developing croquis.
Repeats systems and design layouts - using grids, graph and tracing paper and accurate drawing techniques.
Observational Checklist Drawing
|7||Presentation of final Design Concepts to group
Project Briefing Traditional Modern - based on research project undertaken in Analyse Textile Design Influences. Research current Trends look at Cultural textile Traditions ,
Consider Design Application. How will the designs be applied to textiles. Samples
Drawing and rendering techniques to simulate dyed and woven textiles, Storyboards, sketches or other tools used for textile designs are used to develop designs.
Organise materials, tools and equipment for selected techniques
Problem-solving skills to select drawing techniques that best meet project needs.
Repeat systems - Half drop and Brick repeat Designing coordinates- Intro to Colour ways Design ideas are examined
Observational Checklist 2 for
VART6339C Develop drawing skills
|11||Mark making motif development. Concept exploration|
Paint up and rendering artwork
Presenting design options. Colour ways, Colour balance, digital translations for colour.
Paint up and rendering Quality - integrating embellishment - Drawing for embroidery
|14||Techniques for presenting textile product design are selected.|
|15||Presentation to Panel and Peers||Design Folio / Drawing folio/ Visual Diary|
|16||Individual Feedback Sessions by appointment|
This schedule may be subject to change you will be advised in advance.
- Set of lead pencils; H, HB, 2B, 4B and 6B
- Black fine liner pens; 0.2 mm and 0.5 mm
- Black permanent marker
- Glue stick
- 30 cm steel ruler and plastic set square
- Sharp Scissors
- Cutting knife with replaceable blades
- Variety of paint brushes, round size; 00, 1, 3, 6, 10. You will also find chisel brushes useful. Acrylic brushes available in local $2 shops are quite satisfactory. Pure Sable brushes are expensive, but one or two can be a good investment.
- Set of gouache paints* (14 to 22 ml) in; warm yellow, cool yellow, warm red, cool red (magenta), cool blue (cyan or cerulean), warm blue (ultramarine), black and a large tube of white (37 ml). Sets of gouache may be purchased at art supply stores- there are a wide variety available and the quality also varies. Getting the right gouache colours is important, so you may want to wait until the colours are discussed in the first class before purchasing.Small water-tight plastic containers with lids – for example pill containers or take away sauce containers, for holding mixed colours of paint.
- Paint palette – white ice block trays are very good and very inexpensive a set of 3 can be easily purchased locally.
- Visual Diary (A4 or A3 is recommended)
- Technical notebooks / folders – teachers will advise you will need one for each practical class.
- Pen and paper/notebook/digital alternative, for writing notes
Overview of Assessment
To achieve successful completion of this course you must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge including:
• direct observation of the development of drawings
• evaluation of drawings in terms of their effectiveness in communicating ideas
• questioning and discussion about your intentions and the work outcome
• review of portfolios of evidence.
Assessment methods reflect workplace practice.
Holistic assessment with LMTTD4009A Assist in the development of textile designs VART 5904C
CUVDRA201A Develop Drawing Skills VART 6340C will occur during the semester.
You will undertake 3 assessment tasks
Presentation of an A3 Drawing Folio containing selected drawings from
Project 1 Botanica 40%
Project 2 Traditional Modern 50%
Reflective Writing 10%
(Due week 7 - This is also Part of the Botanica Project undertaken in LMTTD4009A Assist in the development of textile designs VART 5904C)
|Element||Project 1 Botanica
|Project 2 Traditional Modern
|Reflective Writing Self Assessment|
|1. Plan drawing work||X||X||X|
|2. Experiment to represent ideas||X||X||X|
|3. Create Drawings||X||X||X|
Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher/tutor/lecturer on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. Student feedback at RMIT :http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1
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. Special consideration, appeals and discipline : http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1
Penalties for late assessment
Late submission or presentation of assessable work without an approved extension will be penalised as follows:
- Complete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark
- Partial or incomplete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark for the entire assessable work
- Work submitted after day 7 will be awarded an NN grade and 0% mark
- Weekends and holiday periods are included in the calculation of the late penalty
- Where a due date includes a specific time for submission or presentation, submissions after that time on the due date incur a 5% penalty.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic int
The following link provides important information on the following topics that relates to all courses: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/student
• Student Feedback at RMIT
• Student Progress
• Special Consideration, appeals, and discipline
• Academic Integrity
• Student Progress Committee (SPC)
• Assessment Grades
• Classification of award
Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity
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