Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: VART6335C

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5333 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:design.ve@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

AcceleratedC5333 coordinator: Jenni Woods Jennifer.woods@rmit.edu.au

Michele Meister Michele.meister@rmit.edu.au 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Nominal Hours: 80

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 describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Element:

Plan drawing work

Performance Criteria:

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1.2 Identify factors that may impact on how drawing work is undertaken

1.3 Gather information about drawing techniques, materials and equipment from a range of sources and determine how they may be use

1.4 Evaluate information for its application to specific drawing briefs

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Element:

Experiment to represent ideas

Performance Criteria:

<font face="79san" size="1"><font face="79san" size="1">2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques, materials and equipment through exploration

2.2 Select approaches that best suit the purpose of drawings and their presentation context

2.3 Follow safety procedures for particular techniques, materials and equipment

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Element:

Create drawings

Performance Criteria:

<font face="79san" size="1"><font face="79san" size="1">3.1 Organise materials, tools and equipment for selected techniques

3.2 Produce preliminary drawings and discuss their effectiveness with relevant people

3.3 Finalise drawings, incorporating feedback on work in progress as required

3.4 Prepare drawings for the presentation context

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Learning Outcomes


refer to elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources.
You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.
Mode of delivery for this course is face-to-face.

In class activities will include:

  • practical demonstrations
  • design activities or projects
  • independent project based work
  • teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule


Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material outlined in the Weekly Outline,
the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.
 

Week
 

Class contentDueLearning elements

Wk 1

Overview of course content and assessment requirements.
Folio containing weekly exercises - submitted at 3 developmental stagesDesigner’s tool kit and materials

EXERCISE 1 -
Grey scale  and Identification of basic shapes and textures

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x grey scale drawing
1 x illustration of shapes


Wk 4
3
Wk 2

EXERCISE 2 -
Identifying 1 point perspective through observation and sketching


ASSESSEMENT PROJECT -
3 x magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x drawing from magazine image 1 x sketch of a corridor

 

Wk 4

1
Wk 3

EXERCISE 3 -
Identifying 2 point perspective through observation and sketching

ASSESSEMENT PROJECT -
3 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x drawing from magazine image 1 x sketch of an interior

 

Wk 4

 2 - 3
Wk 4

SUBMISSION OF Assessment Task 1 EXERCISES 1-3

EXERCISE 4 -
1 point perspective grid for soft furnishings
Placement of boxes and figures to scale


ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 point perspective grid
1 x "room" with cubes and figures in it

Wk 7

 1
Wk 5

EXERCISE 5 -
2 point perspective grid for soft furnishings
Placement of boxes and figures to scale


ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 2 point perspective grid
1 x "room" with cubes and figures in it

           

 

Wk 7

 2 - 3
Wk 6

EXERCISE 6 -
Plan to 3D - freehand perspective drawing
1 point perspective drawings
Locating furniture in space
ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Minimum of 3 x 1 point perspective views
Minimum of 3 x 2 point perspective views

 

Wk 7

 1 - 3
    

Wk 7

SUBMISSION OF ASSESSMENT TASK 2 EXERCISES 4-6

EXERCISE 7
Develop floor plan
Pen and ink drawing

ASSESSMENT PROJECT-
1x floor plan with soft furnishings_drawing in ink     

 Wk 12 1 - 3
Wk 8

EXERCISE 8-
Concept layout of furniture on the floor plan

Pen and ink drawing

Assessment project-
1 x floor plan with furniture for soft furnishings- drawing in ink

Wk 12
 
 1 - 3
 Wk 9

 EXERICSE 9 -
Produce elevations
Pen and ink drawing

 Wk 12 

Wk 10 
EXERCISE 10 
Produce effective 1 pt drawing for soft furnishings-
Pen an ink drawing          
 
Wk 12
 1 - 3
 Wk 11EXERCISE 11           
Produce effective 2 pt drawing for soft furnishings     
 
Wk 12
 1 - 3
 

MID SEMESTER BREAK 21 September to 4 October inclusive


           
 
 Wk 12

 SUBMISSION OF EXERCISES 7-11

EXERCISE 12  
Rendering plan and elevations in colour - soft furnishing

 

 Wk 18

 1 - 3
 Wk 13

EXERCISE 13
Rendering 1 pt perspective in colour- soft furnishing

 

Wk 18

 1 - 3
 Wk 14
Exercise 13 continued Rendering 1pt perspective in colour
 Wk 18 1 - 3
 Wk 15  
Exercise 14 Rendering 2pt perspective - colour
 Wk 18 1 - 3
Wk 16Public Holiday - Melbourne Cup Day
            
 
1-3
 Wk 17
FOLIO REVIEW AND DEVELOPMENT
 Wk 18 1-3
 Wk 18 SUBMISSION OF AT4 Exercises 12-14  
    
    
    
    
        


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Scalise, CM. 2008, Interior Design Illustrated, Fairchild Books

Doyle, M E., 2007, Colour Drawing - design drawing skills for Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, Canada, 2007

Ching, Francis DK & Binggeli, Corky, 2012, Interior Design Illustrated, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey
(Also available as E-book from Library website)

Seidler D, Korte’ A., 2010, Hand Drawing For Designers - Communicating ideas Through Architectural Graphics, Fairchild Books, New York


Mitton, M., 2012, Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models, and Presentation Techniques, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York


Plunkett, D., 2009, Drawing For Interior Design, Laurence king publishing


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.
Drawing to Communicate course notes and Materials List are on Blackboard MYRMIT - Please note that you will be required to print out all notes as required by your teacher

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students.
The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your
studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing
and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be project based.


Assessment Tasks

1.Assessment Task 1 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 1-3 Due week 4
2. Assessment Task 2 FOLIO OF  EXERCISES 4-6 Due week 7
3. Assessment Task 3 FOLIO OF EXERCISES  7-11 Due week 12
4. Assessment Task 4 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 12-14 Due week 18

 You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

This course is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (see list below), but also utilises graded assessment

CHD: Competent with High Distinction (4 GPA)
CDI: Competent with Distinction (3 GPA)
CC: Competent with Credit (2 GPA)
CAG: Competency Achieved – Graded (1 GPA)
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit
of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above)

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend
all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to be successful in this course.

Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher 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:
Pick the following link to access the Student feedback webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse/Staff%2FWorkplace%20essentials%2FStudent,%20program%20and%20course%20administration%2F;ID=km6d4uzduuom;STATUS=A)

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Pick the following link to access the Student progress policy webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1)

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.
Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf)

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.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g43abm17hc9w )
Further links - Application for extension of time
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf )

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.
Pick the following link for more information Academic Integrity
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n )

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