Introduces students to concepts and practices of design in fine art and compositional arrangement. Examining traditional through to current trends in design, including: electronic drawing and capture, composition, aesthetics, typography and the integration into art. Critical evaluative skills of their own work and the work of others are reviewed and developed.
Shape and structure: framing and the silhouette
Reading symbols in design
Colour, ornamentation and pattern
Mapping sites for design - design principles and context
Critical analysis of contemporary art and design
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||create designs appropriate to fine art and design||Creativity|
|2||demonstrate basic technical skills in digital image making||Ethical practice|
|3||demonstrate basic skills in integrating typographic and pictorial imagery||Creativity|
|4||critically appraise own digital image making and the work of other artists||Ethical practice|
|5||show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artworks.||Communication and social skills|
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