DSGN06068 2013 Digital media for Design 3

General Details

Full Title
Digital media for Design 3
Transcript Title
Digital media for Design 3
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Subject Area
DSGN - Design
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Mr. Mark Rooney
Programme Membership
SG_DCRDS_B07 201300 Bachelor of Arts in Creative Design SG_DCRDS_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Design

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Module Dependencies

DSGN06059 201300 Digital media for Design 1 DSGN06060 201300 Digital media for Design 2

Indicative Syllabus

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

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

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

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Computer Laboratory PhotoShop Rendering 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Adobe Creative Team, Adobe PhotoShop : Classroom in a Book, Adobe Press, 2010

Other Resources


Additional Information