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NM1504 - Illustration

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts

This subject applies drawing principles and techniques in a range of contexts appropriate to New Media. Using a variety of resources, including lectures and practical workshops involving individual and group projects, students will investigate ways of projecting meaning using visual imagery and its treatment. These investigations will draw upon integrating image with text, sound and pictorial narration.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire skills in portraying meaning;
  • broad understanding of concepts and principles for encoding meaning using imagery;
  • experience at integrating image and text;
  • experience at working collegially in New Media projects.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner.


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: practical assignment 1 (25%); research portfolio (50%); practical assignment 2 (25%).

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