Course Title: Advanced Illustration Techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Advanced Illustration Techniques

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.  

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209.  

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus  

  

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2530

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019

GRAP2530

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021

GRAP2530

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Ruth Wellington

Course Coordinator Phone: 9925 9988

Course Coordinator Email: 9925 9988

Course Coordinator Location: B515.2.03


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will expand upon the skills and knowledge developed in drawing and digital illustration and extend these into more complex industry style briefs. You will develop and extend skills and knowledge in the use of illustration software,
image capture and photo editing software. This course will involve investigation and translation of source material to apply to creative and conceptual illustrative outcomes.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Identify and employ a range of graphic and communication techniques in order to design, refine and produce artwork using well developed digital production skills for multiple contexts.
  • Apply investigative skills to gather, analyse and interpret information and source material for a range of diverse contexts.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and respond to an industry style brief, selecting and applying appropriate and creative illustrative outcomes.
  • Investigate and interpret source material to develop effective illustrations and images
  • Apply your skills in digital imaging and image capture to produce, edit and correct artwork
  • Develop creative digital design outcomes using industry software appropriately and effectively


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning activities will take place in a computer environment using industry software. You will complete exercises, industry style briefs and research activities. You will also be required to undertake independent study.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Learning resources include access to studios and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the
library resources. The University Library has extensive resources for Graphic Design students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign

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


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment tasks are:

  • Design Project 1 (30% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (30% of final grade)
  • Design Project 3 (40% of final grade)

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/governance-and-management/governance/policies/assessment-policy