Sketching for Visualization and Communication
CGT 11200/ 3 Cr.
This course applies fundamental computer graphics concepts of visualization, communication, and creativity within a sketching metaphor. Exercises and projects in graphic theory, problem solving, and sketching skill development provide students with activities that focus on further development within the discipline. A variety of sketching techniques are used to gather critical information and transform data into effective communication instruments.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
- Microsoft Office
- Adobe Photoshop
- Identify and utilize sketching strategies in typical communication environments (CGT, a)
- Define and perform a variety of sketching types and processes (CGT, a, i)
- Relate graphic theory to sketching practices (CGT, a, i)
- Produce sketching solutions to appropriate problems (CGT, i)
- Produce sketches using correct geometric relationships and proportions (CGT, i)
- Identify and utilize relevant geometry in sketching solutions (CGT, a, i)
- Apply functional graphic literacy in a variety of sketching applications CGT, i)
CGT Student Outcomes
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
- Line Work – concentration on subject form and silhouette
- Human Proportion – the dimension and form of the male and female body as it relates to itself
- Perspective Drawing – 1, 2, and 3 point drawing
- Composition – framing the subject or subjects of a drawing in a pleasing and effective manner
- Value – Scientific shading terminology and practice across multiple forms