Year 10 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Peters

This course is offered for one semester.
Who is this subject intended for:
This subject will best suit those students who enjoy working through design ideas and have a certain sense of creativity. Students taking this subject will need to enjoy drawing as well as using computers to create completed design ideas and to explain how things work and go together. DVC students will need to be reasonably neat and enjoy taking a pride in their work.

What you will learn in this subject:
● Skills:
You will continue to develop the skills that you have had a taste of in previous years. You will learn to develop both freehand sketching and formal drawing techniques and will explore different ways of presenting your design work. Computers and design software are integral tools in this process and you will be expected to incorporate these more and more into your designing.
● Content:
○ Design sketching
○ Formal Drawing techniques
○ Design presentation
○ Understanding Design and learning about famous designers
○ Learning to use 3D modelling software (ArchiCad/Sketch up)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Year 10 – There is a materials charge of $10.00 which covers the use of more expensive consumables, that it would be prohibitive to expect parents to purchase.

Recommended Prior Learning

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