ILU113 - Structural Drawing 1

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Subject Title
Structural Drawing 1

Subject Description
This subject introduces the student to the skill of conceptual drawing. Basic rules of perspective and proportion will be covered to provide the strong foundation required to fully explore conceptual drawings. Detailed instruction of rendering techniques in contour drawing, hatching, tonal control and observational skills will also be explored. Process will be stressed. A sketchbook consisting of extensive visual exploration will be required for final evaluation.
Equivalency: ILU103

Credit Status
Independent Illustration Diploma

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

1. Draw in perspective with structure and from any angle.
2. Distort perspective in order to emphasize, illustrate an object or relate an idea.
3. Conceive the environment both as an illustration and as a backdrop to an illustration.
4. Render line and value in pencil, pen, ink, brush and wash to create form and depth.
5. Collate their illustrative ideas in a sketchbook form using pencil, pen, ink, and wash.
6. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

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.

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
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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