FST120 - Drawing and Illustration I

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Last revision date 2018-07-16 09:31:34.596
Last review date 2018-07-16 09:31:34.596

Subject Title
Drawing and Illustration I

Subject Description
This subject provides development of drawing skills with an emphasis on visual communication and design skills. Through creative exploration of various drawing media, students will gain an understanding and appreciation of rendering for fashion and design. Projects will focus on developing illustration and presentation skills. Through observation, critique and application, students will experiment with line, shape, colour, tone and texture to create drawings that effectively communicate concepts for fashion and visual merchandising.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to line, shape, colour, tone and texture;
  2. Illustrate textures, materials and repeat patterns from a variety of sources including print materials, photographs and real life;
  3. Produce high quality illustrations of clothing and accessories in various fabrics and surface designs;
  4. Plan, design and execute drawings to communicate merchandising concepts to a client;
  5. Demonstrate professional standards in presentation by producing drawings suitable for presentation;
  6. Research and analyze consumer data to forecast trends;
  7. Give and receive feedback in a receptive manner in an ongoing in-class workshop environment;
  8. Demonstrate multiple approaches to fashion illustration;
  9. Demonstrate the ability to be prepared, on-time and to meet deadlines when completing design projects;
  10. Understand the value of neat and clean design presentation.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.