20 credits at level HE4
An introduction to the drawn visualisation process in creative image making,
and its use to represent objects, ideas, feelings and events to others.
An introduction to the varied applications of drawing in animation
An opportunity to experiment with traditional media and enhance individual visualisation
The exploration of drawing and traditional media within animation and illustration
Observational and interpretive drawing
Illustration as visual language
Creative interpretation of the animation & illustration brief
Visual literacy and the assimilation of historical and contemporary influence.
Appropriate uses of drawn media
Demonstrations of the use of a range of traditional media and techniques will take place
throughout the module.
Practical studio work, individual and group tutorials will constitute approximately 75% of
contact time. The remaining 25% is devoted to seminars, critiques, and
Verbal and written feedback will be given for each practical assignment as completed,
and all practical work assessed as one submission. Peer evaluation will take place
during critique sessions.
Students will record and develop ideas via a combined sketchbook & journal, which will
be assessed as part of the final module submission. This work will be carried out on an
ongoing basis in SDS time.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to research and record information for creative use||Apply research and development techniques in the production of creative imagery|
|2.||Develop critical awareness of your own work and that of others||produce written critical analysis in the content of the sketchbook|
|3.||Be able to create original illustrative and animated imagery and demonstrate effective use of visual research.||Create hand drawn practical outcomes which evidence creativity, technical competence and are fit for purpose|
|4.||Be able to demonstrate an ability to use a range of traditional media and techniques||Creatively use a range of traditional media and techniques within practical assignmnets|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||3 practical assignments||1 sketchbook|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Christelow.E What do illustrators do? Clarion 1995
Slade C.The Encyclopedia of illustration techniques Running Press 1997
White T The animators workbook 2002
Ellwood G The art and technique of pen drawing Dover 2003
Raynes J The figure drawing workbook Collins & Brown 1997
Walton R The big book of illustration ideas Harper 2004
For current reading lists please refer to Pathway Handbook and Module Documents
|Host Subject Group:||Art and Design|
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