INDES 165 Visual Presentations • 5 Cr.
Introduces tools and techniques for illustrative graphic presentation of design ideas and products. Students learn advanced perspective drawing methods and practice simple and rapid illustration techniques in various media including graphite, ink, colored pencils, marker pens, pastels, watercolor, and collage. Other topics include reproduction, transfer, and mounting techniques. Prerequisite: ART 111 and INDES 160 with a C- or better.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- understand the purpose for visual presentation for self, peers, clients, and others, and select appropriate drawing, rendering, and labeling techniques for communication of design ideas and solutions, depending on audience and information to be conveyed
- create convincing perspective sketches of preliminary design ideas and studies
- produce realistic perspective drawings of interior spaces and objects, using a variety of methods (e.g., projection, grids, freehand)
- produce realistically-rendered two- and three-dimensional drawings that depict form, detail, light, shade, shadow, texture, color, etc., using a variety of media
- select appropriate mounting and display techniques for finished drawings and flat presentations, and competently execute those techniques
- understand the purpose for, and relationship between, drawings and actual samples of color and materials, and employ several strategies for effective arrangement in presentations
- select appropriate mounting and display techniques for samples of color, materials, and other three-dimensional presentations, and competently execute those techniques
- utilize quick drawing and rendering techniques in the formulation of design solutions
- design and execute a comprehensive visual presentation of a three-dimensional concept and space