Graphic Studies

Subject 207-313 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours tutorials
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

The objectives of this unit are intended to extend the participant's ability to:

  • experience the range of graphic materials and methods used in producing landscape drawings and recommend their uses;

  • demonstrate basic competency in the use of the more common drawing tools and graphic media;

  • prepare a series of drawings for a small-scale landscape;

  • demonstrate competency in basic elements of design work presentation; and

  • produce drawings suitable for client presentation.

The topics covered in this unit include:

  • all facets of the drawing and design process associated with a small-scale landscape project; and

  • exercises teaching basic skills in reading the scale, lettering, concept drawing, site inventory and analysis, preliminary plans, section elevations, shade and shadowing, using colour media and basic perspective drawing.

Assessment: A major design study equivalent to 5000 words, worth 50% of final marks and five studio assignments equivalent to a total of 5000 words totalling 50% of final marks.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:Landscape Graphics (G W Reid), Architectural Press, 1987
Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

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Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Horticulture
Bachelor of Horticulture (Honours)

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