Course Title: Draw and interpret a basic sketch

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: MANU5927C

Course Title: Draw and interpret a basic sketch

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

Margaret Parker - margaret.parker@rmit.edu.au

Kirsty Gorter - kirsty.gorter@rmit.edu.au 

Sylvia Walsh - sylvia.walsh@rmit.edu.au



Nominal Hours: 30

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 draw and interpret a two-dimensional sketch of a garment, to identify construction features.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2011B Draw and interpret a basic sketch

Element:

1. Prepare drawing tools, equipment and workstation 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Drawing tools and equipment are selected.
1.2 Drawing tools and equipment are prepared for use.

Element:

2. Identify basic design styles

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Drawing tools and equipment are selected.
1.2 Drawing tools and equipment are prepared for use.

Element:

3. Use template to draw sketches

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Trade drawing requirements are investigated and identified from Criteria are design brief.
3.2 Specifications are identified and followed as required.
3.3 Style of garment is identified.
3.4 Garment features required to complete trade drawing are identified.
3.5 Detailing and special effects are identified for use on Criteria are trade drawing.

Element:

4. Interpret sketch

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Quality criteria are used in trade drawing.
4.2 Template to draw trade drawing is selected.
4.2 Lines are drawn accurately to complete drawing, using a ruler where necessary.
4.2 Working drawing is produced to correctly represent a pattern piece or garment.
4.3 Relevant parts of drawing are identified and labelled.

Element:

5. Complete work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Trade drawing is inspected against quality standards.
5.2 Any changes or adjustments to trade drawing are carried out as required.
5.3 Documentation relating to trade drawing is completed and stored.


Learning Outcomes


In this unit you will required to develop the skills and knowledge for interpreting and drawing basic trade sketches. Basic sketches or working drawings are two-dimensional, accurate drawings that show accurate details of pattern pieces and garment construction, and may be drawn freehand or with the use of measuring devices and templates.




Details of Learning Activities

• This is a manual drawing class using primarily, pencil and fine line pen.
• In this course you will be involved in theoretical and practical fashion drawing tasks.
• You will be drawing garments and garment components, from a variety of sources such as magazines and samples, to fashion industry standards.


Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule This schedule is subject to change. Out of class time enrolled hours are shown in italics.
Week 1
Introduction to course and equipment required. Drawing techniques: using the layout paper, tracing, copying, using the light box, pencil, using the fine liner. Develop garment templates for trade sketching. Draw skirt and top. 1 hour Finish skirt and knit top drawings
Week 2
Draw gathers, shirring and pintucks. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 3
Draw yarn knit. Drawing techniques: using the layout paper, tracing, copying, using the light box, pencil, using the fine liner. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 4
Draw Skirt openings, waistband and basque. Draw pleats. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 5
Draw Pants. Draw pockets. 2 hour Finish drawings
Week 6
Individual feedback to students.
Week 7
Collar variations and construction. Draw sleeve types and plackets. The use of “blow-ups”, highlighting details. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 8
Wrap, convertible collar. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 9
Draw jacket with shawl collar. Draw sleeve types. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 10
Individual feedback to students.
Week 11
Draw tailored jacket: collar and revere. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 12
Continue drawing tailored jacket, single and double breasted, front and back view. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 13
Draw dresses, gathers and ruching. 1 hour Finish drawings
Week 14
Drawing lingerie and swimwear. 2 hour Finish drawings
Week 15
Garment Details Assignment – Due at beginning of class.
Workplace fashion drawing task - Due at end of class.
Week 16 Assessment


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

Essential Learning Resources students need to bring for all design subjects:
HB pencil/ clutch pencil
Eraser/sharpener
Fine line black pen
Blank layout pad for initial drawings
A3 cartridge paper or pad for final drawings
A3 folio for handing in your work for assessment
A3 plastic sleeves


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 1
Garment Details Graded Assessment Task 80%
Assessment 2
Simulated workplace fashion drawing task 20%


Assessment Matrix

 

Elements of CompetencyAssessment 1
Garment Details Assignment
80%
Assessment 2
Simulated workplace fashion drawing task
20%
1. Prepare tools and equipment and work station xx
2. Identify basic design stylesxx
3. Use templates to draw sketchesxx
4. Interpret sketchxx
5.Complete work xx

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