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Presentation I: Perspective and Interpretive Drawing
PRESENT I
CLASS CODE: ID 136 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of formal perspective, structural drawing and basic composition.
DESCRIPTION: ID 136 introduces the design student to two-dimensional drawing as it pertains to the interior design process. This course stresses the value of drawing and sketching as a tool that can facilitate the creative design process and communication with a client. This course will reinforce the use and understanding of the basic elements and principles of design.
TOPICS: Linear or scientific perspective, which will include:
1. Simple transfer of scale; Orthographic transfer of scale; Simple transfer of scale in a room; Orthographic transfer of scale in a room.
2. Draw perfect cubes using: Station point; Vanishing points; Measuring points.
3. Reflecting objects in the: Floor; Back wall; Sidewalls; Slanted surfaces.
4. Casting shadows using: An interior light source
5. Drawing a perspective from floor plans.
6. Free hand drawing and measuring on site.
7. Introduction to graphic design.
OBJECTIVES: 1. The student will demonstrate how to set up correctly a one and two point grid in linear perspective.
2. Using their own formal perspective grid, the design student will draw simple perspectives in one or two point perspective from floor and elevation plans.
3. The design student will show developing skills in form interpretation by using traditional representational drawing.
4. The design student will also be introduced to graphic design.
REQUIREMENTS: Class assignments and tests and quizzes will be given to reinforce the individual topics covered. In addition, a 100-page sketch book will be filled with outside drawings.
PREREQUISITES: (Majors Only)
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001