Introduces students to concepts and practices of digital drawing, typography and their integration into visual arts and graphic design. Portfolio outcomes include investigations into ‘place’ and identity with community outcomes. Critical evaluative skills of their own work and the work of others are reviewed and developed.
Topic 1: Planning workflow
Topic 2: 'Mapping' sites for design - design principles and context
Topic 3: Vector graphics
Topic 4: Typography
Topic 5: Shape and structure: framing and the silhouette
Topic 6: Reading symbols in design
Topic 7: Colour, ornamentation and pattern
Topic 8: Integrating typography and manipulated imagery
Topic 9: Importing, exporting and outputting files
Topic 10: Critical analysis of contemporary digital 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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||create digital images appropriate to visual art and design||Creativity|
|2||demonstrate technical skills in digital image making||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate skills in integrating typographic and pictorial imagery||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critically appraise their own digital image making and the work of others||Intellectual rigour|
|5||show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artworks||Intellectual rigour|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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