Course Title: Produce fashion illustrations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: GRAP5244C

Course Title: Produce fashion illustrations

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5220 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Contact : Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:mandy,penton@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Mark Reid

mark.reid@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

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to produce fashion illustrations to visually communicate the fashion figure in a variety of poses and silhouettes.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5011B Produce fashion illustrations

Element:

1. Prepare work area

Performance Criteria:

Workbench and seating are set up according to OHS practices.
Drawing tools and equipment are selected and prepared.

Element:

2. Select reference source

Performance Criteria:

Reference source appropriate to illustration requirements is selected.
Reference source is collaged to assist in illustration process.
Compositional balance, scale and perspective are analysed.

Element:

3. Select appropriate techniques for fashion illustration

Performance Criteria:

A variety of illustration techniques are identified for use in presenting fashion illustration. Appropriate media are selected.

Element:

4. Produce fashion illustration

Performance Criteria:

Proportion, scale and stylisation relevant to fashion illustration are selected.
Clean, confident and stylised lines are used in presenting representation of fashion figure.
A variety of silhouettes and poses are illustrated.
Illustration of clothed fashion figure is produced.

Element:

5. Complete documentation

Performance Criteria:

Illustration is inspected against quality standards.

Any changes or adjustments to sketches are carried out as required.

Documentation relating to fashion illustration is completed and stored.


Learning Outcomes


On sucessful completion of this course requires the learner to develop the skill and knowledge required to produce fashion illustrations to visually communicate the fashion figure in a variety of poses and silhouettes using stylised drawing and rendering techniques.
Learning also requires the development of skills in planning and organising, problem solving and communication to interpret specifications and produce illustrations. Self management skills are required to ensure illustrations meet quality standards.


Details of Learning Activities

On sucessful completion of this subject you will have understood and developed the skills and knowledge required to produce fashion illustrations to visually communicate the fashion figure in a variety of poses and silhouettes using stylised drawing and rendering techniques.

Learning activities will begin with explanations & demonstrations of differences between fashion drawing and fashion illustration. Using industry relevant media you will use illustration skills to help promote and sell artwork for 2 projects - both are industry related. These skills may be used as a part of fashion industry promotion and advertising campaigns.

Learning also requires the development of skills in planning and organising, problem solving and communication to interpret specifications and produce illustrations.

Self management skills are required to ensure illustrations meet quality standards.

Details of Learning Activities will include:


OHS practices OHS practices must include hazard identification and control, risk
assessment and implementation of risk reduction measures specific to the tasks
described by this unit and may
include:
• manual handling techniques
• standard operating procedures
• personal protective equipment
• safe materials handling
• taking of rest breaks
• ergonomic arrangement of workplaces
• following marked walkways
• safe storage of equipment
• housekeeping
• reporting accidents and incidents
• other OHS practices relevant to the job and enterprise


Teaching Schedule

Wk 1 9th Feb.

Introduction to course. PPT featuring various Fashion Illustration styles.
Discussion of industry projects and assessment requirements.
Viewing & discussion: “Developing Fashion Poses” (Youtube).
Warm-up sketching exercises from magazines using a variety of mediums.

 Wk 2 16th Feb, Wk 3 23rd Feb, Wk 4 1st Mar, Wk 5 8th Mar.

Assessment Task 1 issued. World Skills Australia.
Students are required to develop fashion figure templates featuring suitable poses for assessment task 1.

20th Feb: Consideration of fabrics and prints for Assessment task 1.

There will be focus on faces, hair, hands, feet and footwear. These areas will be explored with various hair and skin colourings, using mixed media.


Wk 6 15th Mar, Wk 7 22nd Mar, Wk 8 29th Mar.

Using a variety of mixed media students will develop and fine tune their rendering skills, to represent a variety of fabrics. E.g. Markers, China Graph pencils, Water Colour paints, Water Colour Pencils, Grey Lead Pencils and Gouache paints.

Presentation requirements, skills and assessment discussed.

Assessment Task 2 issued. Future Visions.
Using front and back views, 3 selected designs will be presented in fashion illustration format. Consideration will be given to specific fabrics and colours.

Mid-semester break 5th – 11th April. Note: Week 9 will be spread over 2 weeks due to Easter holidays.

Wk 9 12th Apr, Wk 10 19th Apr.

Fabrics to be rendered may include Fur, Velvet, Suede, Sheers, Woven fabrics, Prints. Brocade, Sequins and Lace, PVC, Leather and Stretch fabrics.

Assessment Task 1 submitted in hardcopy format.
Before submitting display folios students will scan all artwork to prepare for presentations. Scans will be transferred to S drive.

Wk 11 26th Apr.

Presentations of World Skills Australia Project. (Groups 2V & 2W).
Formats will incorporate both electronic and hardcopy presentations. Venue TBA.


Wk 12 3rd May

Continue Assessment Task 2.

 Wk 13 10th May,  Wk 14 17th May.

Continue Assessment Task 2

Before submitting display folios students will scan all artwork to prepare for presentations. Scans will be transferred to S drive.

Wk 15 24th May

Presentations of Future Visions. (Groups 2V & 2W).
Formats will incorporate both electronic and hardcopy presentations. Assessment Task 2 submitted in hardcopy format. Venue TBA.

Wk 16 31st May.

 NO Fashion Illustration Class - Assessment as per Design Studio 2.

 

Please note; due to unforeseen circumstances, document information may be subject to change.

The teacher(s) allocated to this subject will inform students of any changes, at the earliest mutually convenient time.

 

 




Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Jenkyn Jones. S., Fashion Design 2nd Edition.


References

Stecker, Pamela, 1996, Fashion Design Manual, Macmillan Education
Australia Pty Ltd, South Melbourne;
McKelvey, Kathryn & Janine Munslow, Fashion Design: Process, Innovation &
Practice, Blackewell.


Other Resources

Library books, internet sites, fashion periodicals.

Relevant examples will be considered in class.


Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1 – (50%) World Skills Australia. (3-4 male & female figures). Presentation & folio submission.
Developmental diary showing experiments and exploration for Fashion Illustration.

Task brief is listed with Design Studio 2 Project 1 - Point 5. Details will be discussed in class.


Assessment Task 2 – (50%) Future Visions. (3 female figures). Presentation & folio submission.
Developmental diary showing experiments and exploration for Fashion Illustration.

Task brief is listed with Design Studio Project 2 - Point D.


Assessment Matrix

 Assessment Task 1Assessment Task 2
1. Prepare work areaXX
2. Select reference sourceXX
3. Select appropriate techniques for fashion illustrationXX
4. Produce fashion illustrationXX
5. Complete documentationXX

Other Information

Overview of Assessment

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

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

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.

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

All work must be submitted by the due date.

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