IDE1602 - Product drawing - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.


Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design


Mr Bryan Lee

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


This unit covers an advanced practice of combining techniques and media, as well as experimental methods; introduction to framing of the subject; selection of the most appropriate view; combination of views; development of background treatment; composition of pictorial settings for products.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. draw to build ideas and show salient features of an intended design rather than a pre-existing object
  2. appreciate drawing as a method of externalising thoughts and developing ideas
  3. communicate their ideas through concept presentation sketches and renderings
  4. use drawing for persuasion and communication in a product design context
  5. demonstrate proficiency in the use of appropriate drawing mediums and equipment
  6. understand the range of drawing mediums and select appropriate techniques to suit the nature of the design or the communicative purpose.


Regular exercises:70% Visual diary: 30%

Workload requirements

4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


Students undertaking course Bachelor of Industrial Design or Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design), who have completed one of ARC2002 or DGN1001 and have completed one of DWG1301 or DWG1201


IDE1601, IDN1002