units

CDS1531

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Ned Culic

Synopsis

Illustration for Narrative explores the role of illustration and related image-making within a contemporary visual communication landscape. It intends to address the diverse media through which image-making can communicate ideas and narrate scenarios through both still and moving image. Contemporary image-makers need to know how to harness the potential of story-telling through various mediaexposure to, and experience with, the diverse processes available in essential to this end. Particular emphasis will be placed on the visual interpretation of words and stories, extracting the essence of their narrative content through visual means. These 'stories' may be provided or authored by the students themselves.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the key role images play in the comprehension of narrative structures.
  2. Utilise a variety of illustration techniques: traditional, digital and experimental.
  3. Create narrative images using both still and moving media.
  4. Identify the key elements of narrative upon which to base their image(s).
  5. Respond creatively to any given text or concept as well as narratives developed as both author and image-maker.
  6. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

100% Mixed mode

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

4 contact hours plus 8 hours of private study hours per week..

Prerequisites

Must be enrolled in a Monash Art Design and Architecture degree or by permission

Co-requisites