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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Extends students' experience in digital art and design by allowing scope for an extended project and prepares students for professional involvement.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction, proposal writing and planning workflow
Topic 2: Exhibition planning, installation practice
Topic 3: 3D graphics and introduction to 3D modelling
Topic 4: Review/extend vector imagery–drawing profiles for revolving and extruded forms
Topic 5: Review/extend typographic practice–take from 2D to 3D
Topic 6: Exploring moving forms and video
Topic 7: Review/extend bitmap imagery–mapping 3D forms
Topic 8: Outputting digital files for different outcomes
Topic 9: High end print and projection output
Topic 10: Self-reflection and critical analysis of extended projects in installation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 formulate and complete an individual digital art project
2 create advanced digital imagery using design strategies and software skills
3 critically appraise their own extended digital project and the work of others
4 identify and evaluate a digital outputting process relevant to their creative practice
5 show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artwork
6 demonstrate an understanding of the professional digital visual art and design industry by presentation of a portfolio of works for exhibition, display or presentation to a commercial client.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. formulate and complete an individual digital art project
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. create advanced digital imagery using design strategies and software skills
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. critically appraise their own extended digital project and the work of others
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. identify and evaluate a digital outputting process relevant to their creative practice
    • GA5:
  5. show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artwork
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate an understanding of the professional digital visual art and design industry by presentation of a portfolio of works for exhibition, display or presentation to a commercial client.
    • GA4: