APPLIED DESIGN 3

VPA2AD3

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Applied Design 3 builds on a wide range of skills in digital technologies through assigned and self directed projects incorporating image manipulation and design, and consolidates expertise in the creative use of digital tools essential to the professional practice of communication through, both file preparation for print, and for real-time digital presentation. This subject ensures a full-working knowledge of production techniques for industry based outcomes: photography for presentation, typographic application and creative conceptualization. Scanning, re-screening, image manipulation, layers, clipping paths, file management and production for real-time presentations are essential skills to be mastered in this subject. Through a sequence of applied projects practical experience is developed in preparing graphics suitable for the production of contemporary digital media: web techniques and digital animation technologies.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions CORE subject for ABACB (Graphic Design) and ABCAM (Graphic Design)

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFresh ideas in Photoshop,RecommendedEvans, P. 1998F & W
ReadingsMastering Photoshop CS3 for print design and production,RecommendedLocassio, T. 2007WILEY
ReadingsSoftware essentials for graphic designers,RecommendedGatter, M. 2006YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Create designs that meet industry expectations both technically and conceptually.

Activities:
Studio workshop activities, lecture, student directed self study exercises, collaborative group work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Produce technical artwork in a creative manner for both CD packaging and screen production

Activities:
Studio workshop activities, Case Studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Create a story based, typographic and image shared design outcome, consolidating screen presentation and animation skills and knowledge

Activities:
Studio learning activities, Peer review, collaborative group work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Design Graphics: External publication design (Cover) (800 word equ)20 01, 02, 03
CD design: Work and turn technical exercise and screen based artwork. (1500 word equ)40 02, 03
Narrative sequence: screen based abbreviated visual essay. (1500 word equ)40 01, 03

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Design Graphics: External publication design (Cover) (800 word equ)20 01, 02, 03
CD design: Work and turn technical exercise and screen based artwork. (1500 word equ)40 02, 03
Narrative sequence: screen based abbreviated visual essay. (1500 word equ)40 01, 03