Unit

School Of Built Environment

Drawing Skills for Design ThinkingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301285.1

Discipline: OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Karen Yevenes


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Drawing skills can unlock and translate creative thoughts as actions, iterations, and guide collaborative dialogue in meeting common goals. In combination with Design Thinking essentials which include empathy, ideation, and experimentation, practiced drawing skills can accelerate decision-making for individuals or groups. This unit is focused on developing hand drawing skills as a tool for generating creative ideas and design solutions. Students will attain an understanding of spatial relationships between humans and objects, and natural and built environments. The emphasis is on using drawing as a method for conducting exploratory investigations, recording creative thinking processes through ideation and inspiring innovation. Students will gain confidence in communicating their creative ideas to a wide audience.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
A4 Process Diary Drawing/Rendering Equipment: A3 Bleedproof paper pad A3 Layout paper pad HB lead pencil Set of French curves Artliner pens (various size nibs) Copic markers (C2, C4, C6) or Windsor & Newton (W1, W2, W3) Soft blue pencil (Watercolour pencil eg Faber Castel brand or similar) Pentel Sign Pen A3 or A2 Carry case to carry drawings flat


Courses
1843.1Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1843.2Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
3729.2Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCONTINUING
3729.3Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCONTINUING
3729.4Bachelor of Design and TechnologyCURRENT
3730.2Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3730.3Bachelor of Industrial DesignCONTINUING
3730.4Bachelor of Industrial DesignCURRENT
3731.2Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
3731.3Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CONTINUING
3731.4Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)CURRENT
6013.1Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6013.2Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

SM3107.1VisualisationCURRENT




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