Course Title: Develop drawing skills

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: VART6340C

Course Title: Develop drawing skills

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:peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teachers
Kirsty Gorter   Kirsty.Gorter@rmit.edu.au
Julia Raath julia.Raath@rmit.edu.au

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

Nil

Course Description

In this course you will gain the  skills and knowledge required to use basic drawing techniques to produce creative work.

This course is delivered concurrently with-

VART5904 Assist in the Development of Textile Designs LMTTD4009A
VART6339C Produce Drawings to Communicate Ideas CUVCD301A


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVDRA201A Develop drawing skills

Element:

3. Make plans to develop skills
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Seek feedback on drawing work from key people
3.2 Respond positively to feedback and identify key areas for improvement
3.3 Review different opportunities to build own skills and select suitable options
 

Element:

1. Prepare drawing resources
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify and obtain drawing tools, equipment and materials
1.2 Prepare tools, equipment and materials according to workplace procedures and safety requirements
1.3 Set up a safe work space with guidance from key people
 

Element:

2. Use and test drawing techniques

 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 View a range of drawings in different styles and discuss with others how effects are achieved
2.2 Match potential techniques to the ideas for the work with the assistance of key people
2.3 Test nominated techniques to determine the effects they achieve
2.4 Safely use selected techniques to produce drawings
2.5 Calculate correct quantities of materials required and minimise waste where possible
2.6 Clean and store tools, equipment and materials according to safety requirements and specific needs of different items
 


Learning Outcomes


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 s a studio based course. On completion you Will be able to

• produce drawings where the techniques and materials support the ideas for the work
• apply knowledge of drawing tools, equipment and materials.
 

Learning activities will  include;

• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• practical demonstrations
• design and drawing  activities or projects
• group projects
• independent project based work

 


Teaching Schedule

 Week Learning Activity                                                                                                                                                     Assessment                         

 Links to

 VART6339C Produce Drawings to Communicate Ideas CUVCD301A 
and other units                                                                                      

 1

 Introduction to courses and assessment, OHS,

Set up a safe work space
Identify and obtain drawing tools, equipment and materials
Prepare tools, equipment and materials according to workplace procedures and safety requirements
Clean and store tools, equipment and materials according to safety requirements and specific needs of different items

Line and Texture - Stripes, Checks and texture - the relationship to Textile design
Exploring mark making to communicate concepts                                                                                                                                                                               
 

 

 Drawing Folio

May also be taken to Produce Screen Printed Textiles

 2

Design Brief 1 Botanica

Set up a safe work space
Identify and obtain drawing tools, equipment and materials
Prepare tools, equipment and materials according to workplace procedures and safety requirements
Clean and store tools, equipment and materials according to safety requirements and specific needs of different items

Drawing - Flowers introduction
 

  Drawing Folio
 3 Drawing flowers using black on white
and colour, Elements scale, size, shape.
In this session you will draw a range of flowers exploring positive negative space, continuous line, detailed sketching, understanding shape drawing with different tools. We will also review how these drawings can be applied into a design context.
 
  Drawing Folio
 4Creating patterns and developing croquis.
Florals, stylization drawing flowers, Introducing colour - ink washes, wax resist, Illustration techniques
Gouache, Tonal rendering, Wax scratch back,
Review OHS
 
  Drawing Folio
 5

Repeats systems and design layouts - using grids, graph and tracing paper and accurate drawing techniques.
Block repeat (Swiss), Half drop, Spot Sateen, reflect and rotate.
Review design layouts- what is a layout ?
Principles of design and elements of design are applied to development of design ideas.


 Match potential techniques to the ideas for the work with the assistance of key people
2.3 Test nominated techniques to determine the effects they achieve
2.4 Safely use selected techniques to produce drawings
2.5 Calculate correct quantities of materials required and minimise waste where possible
2.6 Clean and store tools, equipment and materials according to safety requirements and specific needs of different items

Observational Checklist 1  

Drawing
• OH&S practices including hazard identification and control measures
• quality practices
• workplace practices
• recording and reporting practices

 Technical Drawing
 6Repeats Continued. 
Creating product illustrations - how to best sell your idea.
Design details are documented- Colour chips style numbers
  Technical drawing
 7 Presentation of final Design Concepts to group Self Assessment  
 8

 Project Briefing Traditional Modern - based on research project undertaken in Analyse Textile Design Influences. Research current Trends look at Cultural textile Traditions
Preliminary Drawing / Sketches

 Research applied from Analyse Textile Design Influences
 9Set up workspace. Drawing and rendering techniques to simulate dyed and woven textiles, Storyboards, sketches or other tools used for textile designs are used to develop designs.
Principles of design and elements of design are applied to development of design ideas.
  Drawing Folio
 10 Repeat systems - Half drop and Brick repeat Designing coordinates- Intro to Colour ways Design ideas are examined against design brief and design selected for further development.

 Observational Checklist 2

 Technical Drawing
 11  Mark making motif development. Concept exploration  
 12 Paint up and rendering What is a colour way ?  Links to Use of Colour
 13 Paint up and rendering Quality - integrating embellishment - drawing for embroidery  
 14Techniques for presenting textile product design are selected  
 15 Presentation to Panel and Peers Self Assessment 2 Final Submissions
 16 Individual Feedback Sessions by appointment  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

 These tools will be used in several courses.

  • Set of lead pencils; H, HB, 2B, 4B and 6B
  •  Black fine liner pens; 0.2 mm and 0.5 mm
  • Black permanent marker
  • Eraser
  • Glue stick
  • 30 cm steel ruler and plastic set square
  • Sharp Scissors
  • Cutting knife with replaceable blades
  • A selection of papers for drawing  A3 Cartridge  Sketch Book
  • 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*  See information provided in design class.
  • 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.

Assessement tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • Workbook , design journal or visual diary and folio of drawings
  • Problem solving exersices and design briefs
  • Indvidual and group presentations
  • Observational checklists.

     


Assessment Tasks

You will have four  assessment tasks which are linked to  Project 1 Botanica and Project 2  Traditional Modern  which will be  delivered   in VART 5904C Assist in the Development of Textile Designs

Observational Checklist   2      25%                                   Week  5

  • Prepare drawing resources
  • Use and test drawing techniques
  • OHS

Self Assessment                         25%                                 Week 7 

Observational Checklist  2        25%                                 Week 10

  • Prepare drawing resources
  • Use and test drawing techniques
  • Make plans to develop skills

Self Assessment / Reflective writing             25%         Week 15 
 


Assessment Matrix

Element                                                 Observational Checklist                          Self Assessment             Observational ChecklistSelf Assessment
Prepare drawing resourcesx xx
Use and test drawing techniquesx xx
Make plans to develop skills xxx

Other Information

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 :
 

Student Progress
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 :
 

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.
 

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