This unit is an introduction to freehand and measured drawing techniques and drawing practice. Studio based exercises will include two and three dimensional drawing conventions, and their types and uses in design. Studio exercises begin with line drawing and increase in complexity to include light, shade and texture. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional design drawing conventions are introduced using a variety of techniques to develop skills in design representation. Students develop skills in drawing for design ideation, design discussion, design sketching and measured drawings.
|Unit name||Design Communication 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Architecture & Design|
Ms Louise Wallis
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||100599|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
One hour lecture/skills demonstration per week (12 weeks).
First folio submission (50%), second folio submission (50%).The folios include all studio based exercises plus additional practice.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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