COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Drawing and Representation
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 111
Fall
0
4
2
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course introduces basic drawing techniques and is designed to increase the students' observation skills and develop basic drawing skills. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of both perceptual and conceptual drawings using freehand technical drawing as a method
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn drawing skills both in real or imaginary situations with rendering techniques.
  • To accurately communicate the way objects and spaces look in two
  • To develop the ability to express design ideas through drawing.
  • To develop a basic vocabulary of drawing and some ability to speak about individual work.
  • To develop effective studio work habits (punctuality, time management, regular submission, coming equipped to class, appropriate studio behaviour, keeping the studio clean, working in groups).
Course Description The course introduces freehand drawing both in real or imaginary situations with rendering techniques that are used to accurately communicate the way objects and spaces look in three dimensional projections. Conceptual and presentational drawings and rendering in mixed media will be covered

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction, Gesture and Contour Drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
2 Holiday Holiday
3 Line, Contour Drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
4 Surface Drawing, Shading and Texture Presentation and In-class Exercise
5 Contour Drawing, Shading and Texture Presentation and In-class Exercise
6 Mid Term I Drawing Exam covering the 1st 4 weeks
7 Orthographic Drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
8 Plan Oblique Drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
9 Isometric Drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
10 Pattern drawing Presentation and In-class Exercise
11 Mid Term II Drawing Exam covering the 2nd 4 weeks
12 Linear Perspective Presentation and In-class Exercise
13 Linear Perspective Presentation and In-class Exercise
14 Linear Perspective Presentation and In-class Exercise
15 Shade and Shadow in Perspective Presentation and In-class Exercise
16 Linear Perspective Review In-class Exercise
Course Notes/Textbooks Required reading material:Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003
Suggested Readings/Materials Suggested Reference Materials:Powell, D. Presentation Techniques. Little Brown, 1990. Laseau, P. Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers. John Wiley & Sons, NY, 2001. Lin. M. W. Drawing and Designing with Confidence: A StepByStep Guide. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 1993.Mitton, M. Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide To Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques. John Wiley & Sons, NY, 2004.Betti, C. & Sale, T. Drawing A Contemporary Approach. Thomson Learning, 1997.Doyle, Michael E., Color drawing: design drawing skills and techniques for architects, landscape architects, and interior designers, John Wiley & Sons: NY, 1999.Ching, F. D. K. Drawing a Creative Process. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 1990 (also available in Turkish)

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
30
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
4
Final Exams
1
4
    Total
76

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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