Visual Communications 1

Course Code: IDSN 1001

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course introduces concepts in communication through visual means. Students learn the fundamentals of drawing principles such as perspective, quality of line, construction and accurate scale. The main objective of this course is to build a practical foundation in three-dimensional visualization through freehand sketching of contemporary designs. The students utilize rapid drawing techniques and learn skills in visual communications and drawing in order to present concepts and generate ideas. The only instrument used is a ball-point pen; no erasers, set squares, rulers or straight edges are used to assist in the freehand drawing process. The students gain competence in communicating and presenting design proposals in an effective manner.