Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2018

Course Code: VART6469C

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

School: 320T Architecture & Urban 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: interiors@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Carol Batchelor

carol.batchelor@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

It applies to individuals who use drawings, either electronic or hand drawn, for personal use or in response to a project or brief. Drawings may include design concepts for objects, processes or spaces, movement sequences for performances or screen productions, exhibitions, tenders, proposals or publications.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Element:

1. Plan drawing work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 - 1.3

Element:

2. Experiment to represent ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 - 2.3

Element:

3. Create drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 - 3.5


Learning Outcomes


Evidence of the ability to:

  •  identify and analyse drawing requirements
  • explore techniques, materials and equipment safely
  • produce a series of drawings that:
  • show a command of selected techniques
  • successfully communicate the required ideas.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio / class room  using industry standard resources. You will complete exercises and industry relevant projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study  to complete assignments outside class time.

In class activities may include:
• Presentations and demonstration
• teacher directed group activities/projects with individual input from students 
• class exercises to practice and develop skills
• Analysis/critique of relevant material
• Student presentations with Teacher and Peer feedback and review
• Personal class time to discuss and develop own work for assessment/presentation 


Out of class activities may include:
• practical work on presentation of work
• investigation and research
• preparing of work for presentations
• project work
• independent research
• online research
You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research.


Teaching Schedule

 

 

   2018 Weekly Schedule DRAWING TO COMMUNICATE (Accelerated)

WEEK

EXERCISE/HOMEWORK

REQUIREMENTS

SELF DIRECTED LEARNING

DUE

1

Overview of course content & assessment requirements Designers tool kit & materials

 

   Learning to see ... Exercises

 

EXERCISE 1

  • Grey scale - graphite
  • Identification of basic shapes
  • Structure and proportion + positive and negative space
  • Tonal shading
  • Explorations

 

   ASSESSMENT TASK 1 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x grey scale drawing
  • 1 x illustration of shapes
  • Minimum of 1 A3 page of reference material, visual and written on rendering texture, form and shade in grey scale

 

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

  • Parallel lines
  • Straight lines
  • Vertical lines
  • Relaxed angles 30   degrees

      RESEARCH, RESEARCH

  • rendering texture, form  and shade in grey

 

FINISH any unfinished work from the class

 

Try to do ‘a drawing the day’ in a small sketchbook that you always carry with you

 

 

2

 

EXERCISE 2

  • Identifying 1 pt perspective
    • Observation through magazine
    • Quick freehand sketching

 

   ASSESSMENT TASK 1 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 2 x magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line and vanishing point
  • 1 x traced drawing from magazine image with human figure
  • 1 x sketch of campus corridor

 

  Students must supply butter paper, trace paper, pens and  pencils

REVIEW + RESEARCH

  • Complete any unfinished work from the class
  • draw few thumbnails of interiors in your sketchbook

 

 

3

 

EXERCISE 3

  •  Identifying 2  pt perspective
    • Observation through magazine
    • Quick freehand sketching
    •  

ASSESSMENT TASK 1PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x A3 sheet of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line and two vanishing points
  • 1 x trace drawing from magazine image with human figure
    1 x sketch interior corner

 

Students must supply butter paper, trace paper, pens and pencils

 

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE….

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES

+ RESEARCH

 

Finish any outstanding work

 

4

SUBMISSION OF AT 1 - EXERCISES 1-3

 

Finalise Folio ready for Submission

 

EXERCISE 4

  • 1 Pnt Perspective Grid
  • placement of boxes & figures - to scale. Look at scale and placement of human figures into a depth of field

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 1 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 1 point perspective grid
  • 1 x "room" containing cubes and figures
  • Minimum 1 x A3 pages containing reference material, visual and written, on perspective drawings in a range of contexts

 

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES

+ RESEARCH

SUBMT AT1

Exercises 1-3

5

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

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 1 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 2 point perspective grid
  • 1 x "room" containing cubes and figures

 

 

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES

+ RESEARCH line drawing in presentation context

 

6

EXERCISE 6

Plan to 3D - Freehand Perspective Drawing

  • 1 pt perspective drawings
  • Locating furniture in space

 

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 3 x 1 point perspective thumbnail sketches
  • 3 x 2 point perspective thumbnail sketches
  • 1 x 1 point perspective drawing showing the translation from plan to perspective

 

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES

+ RESEARCH line drawing in presentation context

 

7

Content will support and underpin decorate residential interiors 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

 

   ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x floor plan ( without furniture) - drawing in ink
  • minimum 1 x A3 pages containing reference material, visual and written on line drawing in presentation contexts

 

Continue EXERCISE 7

 

  • DEVELOP FLOOR PLAN

-       Pen and Ink

 

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

8

EXERCISE 8

 

  • Concept layout of furniture on the floor plan

-       Pen and Ink

 

  ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x floor plan with furniture - drawing in ink

 

Research + draw+ review

 

9

EXERCISE 9

  • Produce elevations

-       Pen and Ink

 

  ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • Elevations (without furniture)  - drawings in ink


Elevations with furniture - drawings in ink

Research + draw+ review

 

10

EXERCISE 10

  • Produce effective perspective drawings
  • 1 Point Perspective
    • Pencil sketch
    • Pen and Ink trace off
    • Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 1 point perspective with furniture - drawing in ink

 

Research + draw+ review

And practice even more…

 

MID SEMESTER BREAK…keep drawing and practicing

11

EXERCISE 11

  • Produce effective perspective drawings
  • 2 Point Perspective
    • Pencil sketch
    • Pen and Ink trace off
    • Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 2 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 2 point perspective with furniture - drawing in ink

 

You need to do 1 hour THIS week of Self Directed Learning

PRACTICE + REVIEW + EXERCISES + RESEARCH

 

12

FINALISE AT2

Studio time with teacher one on one before submission in Week 13

 

 

 

Finalise AT2

 

13

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
  •  

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

 

Rendering elevations: highlighting Soft Furnishing elements

 

 

Complete FLOOR PLAN + ELEVATION RENDERINGS

               

SUBMISSION OF TASK 2 FOLIO EXERCISES 4-11

START OF CLASS

 

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

SUBMT AT2

Exercises 4-11

14

EXERCISE 12 continued

Rendering elevations: highlighting Soft Furnishing elements

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 3 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x floor plan with furniture fully rendered for presentation in colour
  • 4 x elevations with furniture fully rendered for presentation in colour
  • minimum 3 x A3 colour pages containing reference material, visual and written on presentation drawings in a range of contexts

 

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

15

EXERCISE 13 & 14

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 1-point & 2-point perspectives
    • Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
    • Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
    • Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces
    • Light, shadow and reflection

 

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 3 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 1 point perspective fully rendered for presentation in colour
  • 1 x 2 point perspective fully rendered for presentation in colour

 

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

16

EXERCISE 13 & 14

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 1-point & 2-point perspectives
    • Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
    • Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
    • Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces
    • Light, shadow and reflection

 

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 3 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 1 point perspective fully rendered for presentation in colour

 

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

17

EXERCISE 13 & 14

  • RENDERING ALL ELEMENTS OF SOFT FURNISHINGS
  • 1-point & 2-point perspectives
    • Fabrics: Bed coverings, throws, bed-heads
    • Curtains: Types, styles, fabrics
    • Carpet, rugs, all other floor surfaces
    • Light, shadow and reflection

 

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 3 PROJECT FOR FOLIO

  • 1 x 2 point perspective fully rendered for presentation in colour

 

Research + draw+ review+ practice your rendering

 

18

SUBMISSION OF TASK 3 FOLIO EXERCISES 12 14

(INCLUDE TASK 3 FOLIO WORK)

 

SUBMT AT3

Exercises 12-14

 

Overview of Assessment

Participants will undertake 3 Assessment Tasks in order to complete this unit All projects must be submitted & passed in order to complete this course.

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other 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.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • equipment and materials required to produce drawings
  • information sources.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

 

Assessment task                                              Content/requirements                          Hand out Date               Due date

1                                               Semester 2, Folio of task drawings   Ex.1-3                             Session 1                  Session 4

2                                               Semester 2, Folio of task drawings   Ex. 4-11                          Session 4                  Session 13

3                                               Semester 2, Folio of task drawings   Ex. 12-14                        Session 13                 Session 18

Competency based assessment applies for courses within the Diploma of Interior Design & Decoration 

Satisfactory/Not satisfactory


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.

Elements123
Task   
1XXX
2XXX
3XXX

Other Information

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.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.


Plagiarism

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.


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.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;
 

Please note
While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of resources and student progression.

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