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Archived courses academic year 2005-2006


BA (Hons) Fashion Photography & Fashion Promotion
Creative Technology Unit DES214

2pm-5pm Andrews Area 10
Starting Tuesday 3rd October 2006

An introduction to the range of information technologies crucial to current design processes. Internet, multimedia and presentation software will be examined together with communications technologies.

Course schedule


BA (Hons) Interior Design (Decoration)
Creative Technology Unit DES214

9am-11am or 11am-1pm Andrews Area 4
Starting Wednesday 4th October 2006

An introduction to the range of information technologies crucial to current design processes. Internet, multimedia and presentation software will be examined together with communications technologies.

Vectorworks
9am - 11am or 11am - 1pm JM415
Starting Friday 3rd November 2006

1. 3rd Nov 06: 2D drawing basic shapes, colours, patterns, hatching and images

2. 10th Nov 06: Setting Active Layer Scale to 1:50. 3D drawing walls and extruded shapes, using the Flyover Tool, render styles including Fast Renderworks with Shadows and Shaded Polygons. Importing your own images as Image Props.

3. 17th Nov 06: Using the Resource Browser to find resources such as Residential Furniture and to add them to the scene. Double-clicking to edit the colours and render textures of resources, return to main scene using drop-down menu.

4. 24th Nov 06: Adding your own images to use as render textures. Setting views and creating animated walkthroughs.

5. 1st Dec 06: Presentation of brief. Commence working to brief.

6. 8th Dec 06: Working to brief.

7. 15th Dec 06: Working to brief.

8. 5th Jan 07: Printing different views and creating CD submissions.

9. 12th Jan 07: Complete brief. Submit printouts and CD examples.

10. 19th Jan 07: extra week?


Course schedule

BA (Hons) Product Design with Marketing
Design Studies - Creative Technologies

1pm - 2pm Andrews Area 9
Starting Thursday 5th October 2006
2 groups, alternating weeks

5th/12th October 2006
An introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Compositing elements from one image onto another. Selection using the Magic Wand tool. Blending elements into their background using Layer Masks. www.worth1000.com

Using the Hue & Saturation Tool (Ctrl U) to change selective colours.

19th/26th October 2006
Photoshop brushes, colour, the clone tool, adding text and layer effects.

2nd/9th November 2006
Photoshop layers explored with the Dress Up exercises featuring Liz & Elaine

16th/23rd November 2006

30th November/7th December 2006

14th December 2006/4th January 2007

11th January 2007

Rhino3d (free functional demo available for download).


 

 


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