Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss E. Prior

Recommended Prior Learning

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Students will work towards a years project with sub-briefs. They will investigate graphic design through both 2d and 3d outcomes. Students will develop digital skills with creative suite software as well as open-source software  and practical skills such as freehand sketching and rendering. .
They will research and use an influential designer to help them create a product and or spatial design. Students will also research and create orthographic drawings looking at appropriate architectural and planning for the site.
This course will suite students wanting to study architecture or graphic design.

Learning Areas:

Visual Arts


Level 2 Art Design, Level 2 Creative Design, Level 2 Design Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Coloured Pencils, Waterproof Black Pen, A3 Envelope, A3 paper.

Pathway Tags

Pathways include Graphic Design, Spatial Design, Product Design, Architecture and creative industries. It would also be of interest to Business students who are looking to market and design their brand.

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