Desenho

Design e Tecnologia das Artes Gráficas
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- João Manuel de Sousa Nunes Costa Rosa

Prerequisites
Graphic and analysis skills
Be familiar with plastic and visual expression
Basics of fine arts and design history

Objectives
Students must be able to:
1.Observe/interpret
2.Manipulate the syntax of expression
3.Adapt composition to communication
4.Find solutions by levelling
5.Represent according to model, type, concept meaning
6.Demonstrate graphic culture
7.Use the right terms
8.Demonstrate critical skills

Program
> Substance and process
> Skeleton, relation, composition, structural componentes, parcel
> Shape and background; contour,the all and the parcels; elements that make the thing
> Dimensions, porportions, scale, tickness
> Balances, statics and tensions, movement and rhythm
> Shape quality and expression quality
> Filters and opositions or contrast

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment
Product process: representation/drawing
Compliance with exercise-related instructions, tasks, deadlines and objectives
Mid-term test
Final Examination
Resit examination

Bibliography
- Cossette, C. (1983). Les images démaquillés. Approche scientifique de la communication par l?image. Québec: Les Éditions Riguil Internationales
- Acaso, M. (2006). El Languaje Visual. Barcelona: Paidós
- Dondis, D. (1997). A Sintaxe da Linguagem Visual. São Paulo: Martins Fontes
- Pipes, A. (2008). Fondantions of art and design. Londres: Laurence King Publishing.

Method of interaction
A)Lectures
B)Case presentation and analysis
C)Drawing process; experimental exercises to solve specific problems
D)Debate to reach solutions

Software used in class
Eventually Illustrator or Corel Draw