DSGN06068 2013 Digital media for Design 3
This module will cover PhotoShop rendering tools and techniques. The student will learn advanced tools in PhotoShop software through tutorials and projects and be taught the use of digital pen tablets to create concepts and finished design renderings and presentation boards.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Create digital Renderings using PhotoShop or other alternative software.
Use a digital pen tablet to create design concepts and presentation renderings.
Module Assessment Strategies
The subject will be evaluated by a combination of tutorials, short assignments and projects.
The student will receive instruction in a specific area in the form of a tutorial. This will be followed by shorts assignments and design projects where the student applies the knowledge gained. The semester will conclude whereby the students will present a portifolio of assignments and project work.
PhotoShop Rendering & Sketching: image scanning, tracing linework using vectors in PhotoShop, creating & editing lines using path tools, painting and editing tools, filters, effects, text tools, pantone swatches, retouching, repairing and editing existing photographs. Creating background for design presentation boards.
Drawing using Digital pen tablet: digital pen tablet drawing and techniques, drawing using sketchbook pro software.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Continuous Assessment PhotoShop Tutorials||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||10 %||OnGoing||1|
|2||Project Projects 2D PhotoShop Rendering||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||30 %||OnGoing||1,2|
|3||Project Projects 3D PhotoShop Rendering||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||30 %||OnGoing||1,2|
|4||Continuous Assessment Project Sketchbook Pro Concepts||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||30 %||OnGoing||1,2|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Tutorial||Computer Laboratory||PhotoShop Rendering||3||Weekly||3.00|
Adobe Creative Team, Adobe PhotoShop : Classroom in a Book, Adobe Press, 2010