Course Title: Draw 3D designs

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: VART5911C

Course Title: Draw 3D designs

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5213 - Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Contact : Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9201

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sandra Darrington     ph: 99259158

Nominal Hours: 60

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

It is strongly recommended that students complete

Apply techniques to produce drawings CUVVSP14A

Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept CUVCOR09B

before undertaking this unit

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to draw three dimensional designs for custom made and production textile, clothing and footwear products.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN3008A Draw 3D designs

Learning Outcomes

On completion of  this unit students should be able to:

• interpret design
• use appropriate drawing tools and equipment
• draw an accurate 3D drawing of a design
• apply quality criteria in the completion of the drawing
• present the final drawing that accurately represents the product design

Details of Learning Activities

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to use techniques, materials and tools for the production of drawings.

On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge of a range of drawing styles to:
• facilitate intergrated course content across the Textile Diploma.
• provide general knowledge and basic drawing techniques relevant to Textile and other Design industries.

Weekly learning activities are structured to progressively provide fundamental drawing skills and knowledge from basic to more complex.
Weekly Learning Activities are presented around a structure of :
• discussion of underpinning knowledge;
• demonstration of skills and technique;
• students engaged in applied learning exercises.
Professional studio practice is conducted primarily in the classroom at tables and easels, with occasions for field trips to sites relevant to the practice of specific learning activities and industry research.

Teaching Schedule

week outline
1.Drawing and Communication
Exercises in communicating and interpreting an idea
2.Drawing and Communication
Exercises in communicating and interpreting an idea
3.Life drawing
Intro –line drawings, contour drawings, blind contour.
4.Life drawing
Proportions and gesture and energy drawings
5.Life drawing
Volume and form using tonal techniques
6.Life drawing
Longer poses figure/ground
7.Life drawing
8.Creative fashion and garment drawings


Creative fashion and garment drawings



Interior collage with perspective



Interior collage with perspective



Drawing for a Designer

Research two different drawing styles to be used to create your own drawings to showcase your own textile designed in major elective
using various mediums

13.Drawing for a Designer using researched styles including your  design from major elective
style one

Drawing for a Designer

drawing using design from major elective
style one


Drawing for a Designer

drawing using other researched style to design major elective
style two


Drawing for a Designer

Style two drawing using a design from major elective

Style two

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

General Kit
Scissors – Sharp
Steel ruler-30cm
Set Square
Felt tipped pens – black and red
Black Permanent maker Artline 700
Blue Ballpoint pen
Pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B
Eraser-basic hard rubber
Kneadable eraser *
Glue stick Uhu 40gm
Gouache set Magic tape, removable Scotch no 811, 19mm x 3 m
Masking tape
Double sided tape no 404, 18mm x 33m
Masking fluid, 100m
A3 tracing pad
Cutting knife (small with 5 blades)
Brushes-round 00, 1, 3, 6,10, - flat narrow to wide, 3 sizes

A1 Folio

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.

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

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including:

Visual Diary /journal
Problem solving and drawing exercises
Folio of drawings
individual and group presentations

Students will be awarded a grade only  if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt.

Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading.

The students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher.

Assessment Tasks

This isa studio based course students will undertake projects that require them to demonstratesuccessful completion of projects and willbe required to submit:

Journal / Visual Diary containing reflections on process, practice drawing, research - references and image bank .  20%

Note these resources will be collected and applied in
Textile design influences VART 5903C
Development of textile designs VART 5904C
Use of colour in textiles VART 5905C

Observational Checklist - Undertaken by teacher on OHS and Drawing Process     10%

Drawing Folio - containing sketches and finsihed drawings  70%

Assessment dates provided in timetable

Assessment Matrix

Element Journal Visual Diary ChecklistsFolioPresentation
1. Prepare drawing tools, equipment and workstation 



2. Interpret designer or rough sketch and apply 3D drawing techniques










3. Finalise 3D designs 3.2 





Other Information

Design tasks will be set in studio sessions and the details of all submissions will be provided with the project briefs.

This course is delivered in a simulated studio /workshop environment. OHS policies and procedures must be adhered to at all times. Students must wear fully covered shoes at all times. It is strongly recommneded that students wear overalls or protective clothing while drawing.

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