PERF06035 2019 Theatre Design Studio Skills 2
This module has been developed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills associated with Technical Drawing and Model Making for practitioners of Theatre Design. The skills are intended to concisely and clearly communicate all needed specifications to transform an idea into a physical form. The learner shall be able to interpret and communicate designs and ideas in 2D and 3D.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Carry out site measurements of a performance space.
Use pre-determined measurements, employ an appropriate scale and produce a ground plan and elevations of a performance space.
Implement model-making skills to explore set design concepts through form, scale, colour etc.
Use a ground plan in order to create a scaled 3D model of the performance space.
Execute model making skills to create 3D model which articulate devloped design solutions.
Module Assessment Strategies
Assessment is continuous and is undertaken at the conclusion of each block or project.
The semester commences by facilitating a project assigned by Design Studies Staff. The following content shall be taught in order to aid the fruition of the project:
Reading Technical Drawings ( Ground Plans)
Creating Ground Plans and Elevations
Paper formats and types
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Project Theatre Design Project||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||Week 7||1,2,3,4,5|
|2||Project Theatre Design Project||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||Week 13||1,2,3,4,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Design Projectwork||Design Studio||Technical Drawing||1||Weekly||1.00|
|Design Projectwork||Design Studio||Model making||1||Weekly||1.00|
Bielefeld, Bert Basics Technical Drawing Birkhauser Verlag AG (2006)
Thorne, Gary Technical Drawing for Stage Design The Crowood Press Ltd (2009)
Piper, Tom Model Making for the Stage: A Practical Guide The Crowood Press Ltd (2004)
Winslow, Colin The Handbook of Model-Making for Set Designers The Crowood Press Ltd (2008)