Undergraduate Course: Visual Communication 2 (ARTX08007)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
Students will further explore techniques in visual communication which may include photography, animation, computer based graphic design or illustration. Students may choose to focus on one or more of these techniques in the development, research and resolution of a project or brief.
Aims of course
1 To increase understanding of the interrelationship between the finished work and the critical thinking and research undertaken as part of its development.
2 To further develop skills and relevant applications in visual communication.
3 To further develop skills in presentation and editing in the display of work made in this module.
Mode of delivery
Studio-Based, Demonstration, Email Assistance, Group Crit, Individual Mentoring, Review, Tutorial.
This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to students enrolled on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display increasing evidence of originality and the beginnings of a personal language in finished work and the research which supports it.
- Show evidence of an increased understanding of theoretical and practical issues through the development of work in visual communication.
- Show competence and a considered approach to the selection and presentation of work for assessment at this level.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Periodicals: Baseline, Graphis, RAMagazine, Eye, Print, Print Monthly Jayne Pilling Animation : 2D and Beyond Chris Patmore The Complete Animation Course Aaron Scharf Art and Photography Photography Periodicals: Foto8, Aperture, The Face, ID, Creative Review, European Photography, Portfolio Magazine, Blind Spot, Frieze, Artforum Icons of Graphic Design by Steven Heller and Mirkon Ilie ISBN 0 500 51041 5
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Keywords||PHOTOGRAPHY, GRAPHIC DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION, ANIMATION
|Course organiser||Ms Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879