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Course Code: 
VCD 111
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
The course aims to introduce the basic elements of drawing, various drawing techniques and materials to be able to perceive and draw basic geometric forms, from simple to more complex forms. The objective is to enhance visual perception, upskill and prepare students to the further classes hold in computer environment.
Course Content: 

The course provides an experience to use the elements and principles of drawing (point, line, space, volume, texture, tone, light and shade, contrast, perspective, depth, motion, scale, proportion, etc.) It aims to constitute a basis for developing personal artistic manner.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 5-Problem Solving, 15-Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, C-Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Recognizes basic drawing elements. 2 1,5,15 A,C
2. Analyzes the 2D and 3D shapes and forms. 2 1,5,15 A,C
3. Develops observation skills. 9 1,5,15 A,C
4. Practices various types of tone, contour, light and shade, colour, contrast and texture. 10 1,5,15 A,C
5. Constructs the composition within conceptual thinking. 6 1, 2, 5,15 A,C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, information about the content of the course  
2 Introduction to basic drawing elements and various types of drawing Examples of the issue
3 Point, line, plane, form, balance, rhythm, composition .. Examples of the issue and practices
4 Drawing of transparent geometric objects  
5 Drawing of non-transparent geometric forms.  
6 Tone and light-shade practices. Light-Shade- Tone- Valeur
7 Student Presentation  
8 Mid-term Exam  
9 Perspective practices. Golden Proportion in nature and art.

 

Basic drawing and perspective

Scale and proportion.

10 Surface and texture practices. Recognising and practicing various drawing materials: Charcoal, indian ink, marker, etc... Surface- Tecture

Drawing materials

11 Colour practices in drawing. Colour plate, toning Colour
12 Copy from a masterpiece. Contemporary drawing techniques. Techniques of Drawing
13 Abstract drawing-Figurative drawing and expression  
14 Expression in drawing  
15 Student presentations  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Betti, Claudia & Tel sale. 1996, “Drawing, A Contemporarry Approach”, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 

 

Albert G., 1994, “Basic Figure Drawing Techniques”, China, North Light Books

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments Weekly assignments

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uses technical and academic knowledge accumulated in visual communication design field for authentic projects.       X  
2 Designs 2 and 3 dimensional creative products considering the aesthetic rules.          X
3 Employs efficiently the technical innovations required by the professional field. X        
4 Analyses problems related to the field starting from the concept and develops appropriate projects for the targeted audience.   X      
5 Behaves according to the national and international professional ethical principles.         X
6 Builds awareness to universal and social problems by developed projects and offers solutions to them.         X
7 Gains sectoral experience by compulsory internship, relates academic knowledge with field experience.     X    
8 Grasps the importance of interdisciplinary working by lifelong learning mind-set and collaborates with different teams.     X    
9 Develops concepts and puts forth innovative and authentic works to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the field.         X
10 Transforms the creative ideas into moving and interactive visual expressions, executes multi-dimensional designs.         X

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     148
Total Workload / 25 (s)     5,92
ECTS Credit of the Course     6