Image Analysis

Design and Graphic Arts, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 3359/2013 - 01/03/2013

4.5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 3,0 O

- João Manuel de Sousa Nunes Costa Rosa

Basics of image and image theory.
Basics of plastic language
Drawing skills

Students should demonstrate to:
I. have visual skills
II. have critical thinking
III. consider doubts, mistakes and hypotheses
IV. be familiar with research procedures
V. value visual communication
VI. value visual experimentation

1 Identity, images, self identity, mirror, visual branding
2 Procedures and control, visual rethoric
3 Methodologie. Proceedures and co-design
4 Image reading
5 Student speechs

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: classroom exercises and critical essays
Mid-term test
Written theoretical exam

(2002). Teoría de la Imagen Periodística. Madrid: Ediciones Pirámide
(1996). Principios de teoría General de la Imagen. Madrid: Pirâmide
(1989). Pensar la imagen. Madrid: Cátedra
(1989). Retorica general. MadridBarcelona: Ediciones Paidós

Method of interaction
A)Content presentation using examples
B)Reading projected images
C)Experimental exercises
D)Analysis and discussion of printed advertising; visual rhetorics
E)Group didactic games; research tasks

Software used in class
Eventualy vectorial draw software and image manipulation
PDF Creator or PowerPoint