Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

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

Jane Mancini     jane.mancini@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:

1.1 Explore drawing requirements with reference to relevant reference material and appropriate people when required
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 used to communicate ideas
1.4 Evaluate information for its application to specific drawing briefs

Element:

Experiment to represent ideas

Performance Criteria:

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

Element:

Create drawings

Performance Criteria:

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


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
SEM 1
Wk 11

OVERVIEW OF COURSE CONTENT & ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS
DESIGNERS TOOL KIT & MATERIALS

• Learning to see ... Exercises

EXERCISE 1
• GREY SCALE - Graphites
• IDENTIFICATION OF BASIC SHAPES
• STRUCTURE AND PROPORTION + POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SPACE
• TONAL SHADING
• EXPLORATIONS

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

SEM 1
Wk 14
 
3
Wk 12

 EXERCISE 2
• IDENTIFYING 1 PT PERSPECTIVE
- Observation through magazine
- Quick freehand sketching
 

TASK 1. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
3 x drawing activities
1 x magazine cutting with figures drawn in at the appropriate scale
2 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x sketch of a corridor

SEM1

Wk 14

1
Wk 13

 EXERCISE 3
IDENTIFYING 2 PT PERSPECTIVE
- Observation through magazine
- Quick freehand sketching 

TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
3 x drawing activities
1 x magazine cutting with figures drawn in at the appropriate scale
2 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x sketch of an interior

SEM1

Wk 14

 2 - 3
Wk 14

 SUBMISSION OF AT 1 - EXERCISES 1-3

EXERCISE 4
• 1 PT PERSPECTIVE GRID
- PLACEMENT OF BOXES & FIGURES - TO SCALE. Look at scale and placement of human figures into a depth of field

 

TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 point perspective grid
1 x "room" with cubes and figures in it
Students must supply butter paper, trace paper, pens and pencils

 

 

SEM 2

Wk 2

 1
Wk 15

EXERCISE 5
2 PT PERSPECTIVE GRID
- PLACEMENT OF BOXES & FIGURES - TO SCALE. Look at scale and placement of human figures into a depth of field

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

SEM2

Wk 2

 2 - 3
Wk 16

 EXERCISE 6
• PLAN TO 3D - FREEHAND PERSPECTIVE DRAWING
- 1 pt perspective drawings
- Locating furniture in space

TASK 2. ASSESSMENT PROJECT –
1 point perspective drawing showing the translation from plan to perspective
Minimum 3 x 1 pt perspective sketches (thumbnails)
Minimum 3 x 2 pt perspective sketches (thumbnails)
 

SEM2

Wk 2

 1 - 3
 END OF SEMESTER  

SEM 2

Wk 1

 FOLIO WORK + STUDIO TIME
• REVISE CHALLENGING TASKS
• RENDERING
• WORK ON THE PRESENTATION OF FOLIO
 
Wk 2 1 - 3
Wk 2SUBMISSION OF TASK 2 FOLIO
(EXERCISES 4 - 6 )

STUDIO WORK
 


 
 1 - 3

Wk 3 

CONTENT WILL SUPPORT AND UNDERPIN DECORATE RESIDENTIAL AREA AND SOFT FURNISHING FOR INTERIORS.
THE DRAWING TASKS COMPLETED WILL DIRECTLY LINK WITH REQUIRED ELEMENTS FOR THE MAJOR ASSIGNMENT FOR BOTH UNITS.

EXERCISE 7

• DEVELOP FLOOR PLAN
- Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x floor plan - drawing in ink
 

 
Wk 9 
 1 - 3
 Wk 4

EXERCISE 8

• CONCEPT LAYOUT OF FURNITURE ON THE FLOOR PLAN
- Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x floor plan with furniture - drawing in ink
 

 
Wk 9
 1 - 3
 Wk 5

 EXERCISE 9
• PRODUCE ELEVATIONS
- Pen and Ink

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Elevations - drawings in ink
Elevations with furniture - drawings in ink
 


Wk 9
 1 - 3
 Wk 6

EXERCISE 9 continued
• PRODUCE ELEVATIONS
- Pen and Ink


TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Elevations - drawings in ink
- Elevations with furniture - drawings in ink
 

 

 Wk 9

 1 - 3
 Wk 7EXERCISE 10
• PRODUCE EFFECTIVE PERSPECTIVE DRAWINGS
• 1 Point Perspective
- Pencil sketch
- Pen and Ink trace off
- Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 pt perspective - drawing in ink
 

 

Wk 9

 1 - 3
 Wk 8 EXERCISE 11
• PRODUCE EFFECTIVE PERSPECTIVE DRAWINGS
• 2 Point Perspective
- Pencil sketch
- Pen and Ink trace off
- Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

TASK 3. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 2 pt perspective - drawing in ink
 

 Wk 9 1 - 3
 Wk 9

SUBMISSION OF TASK 3 FOLIO
(EXERCISES 7-11 )
STUDIO TIME

 

 Wk 9 1 - 3
 Wk 10


EXERCISE 12
RENDERING TECHNIQUES for effective floor plans with a focus on Soft Furnishing
- Introduction to markers and pencils
- Tonal drawing - shadows and light source
- Texture, colour, line work / weight
- Hard and soft finishes - reflection and diffusion
- Experimentation of rendering techniques
- Mixed media techniques
- Rendering floor plan

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x rendered floor plan with furniture

Students must bring TO EACH CLASS: MARKERS, COLOUR PENCILS + fabrics for reference + reference images of furniture and materials
FOR WEEKS 9 - 15
 

 
Wk 16 

 

 

 


 

 1 - 3
Wk 11EXERCISE 12 continued
RENDERING ELEVATIONS: highlighting Soft Furnishing elements


Complete FLOOR PLAN + ELEVATION RENDERINGS

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Rendered elevations with furniture
 

Wk 16 1 - 3
 MID SEMESTER BREAK  
Wk 12EXERCISE 13
• RENDERING
• 1 point perspective
- Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
- Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
- Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces
- Light, shadow and reflection

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 pt perspective rendered drawing
 

Wk 16 1 - 3
Wk 13

 EXERCISE 13 continued
• RENDERING
• 1 point perspective
- Upholstery; furniture, robes, cushions
- Lighting and accessories
- Wallpaper, artwork, mirrors etc.


TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
 

Wk 16 1 - 3
Wk 14EXERCISE 14
• RENDERING
• 2 point perspective
- Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
- Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
- Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT - 
1 x 2 pt perspective rendered drawing
 

Wk 16 1 - 3
Wk 15EXERCISE 14 continued
• RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS
• 2 point perspective
- Upholstery; furniture, robes, cushions
- Lighting and accessories
- Wallpaper, artwork, mirrors etc.

TASK 4. ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
 

Wk 16 1 - 3
Wk 16
 

SUBMISSION OF TASK 4 FOLIO
EXERCISES 12 - 14

(INCLUDE TASK 3 FOLIO WORK)
 

 

Wk 16

 1 - 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

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

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

It will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this
course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources
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)  B.Edwards., 2002, Drawing on the right side of the brain workbook, Jeremy P. Tarcher
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.    Steven H McNeill and Daniel John Stine., 2011 Interior Design Using Hand Sketching, SketchUp and Photoshop, SDC Pulications
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


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be project based.


Assessment Tasks

1.Assessment Task 1 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 1-3 Due Semester 1 week 14
2. Assessment Task 2 FOLIO OF  EXERCISES 4-6 Due Semester 2 week 2
3. Assessment Task 3 FOLIO OF EXERCISES  7-11 Due Semester 2 week 9
4. Assessment Task 4 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 12-14 Due Semester 2 week 16

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

 

 

 

 

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 and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian (http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing)

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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