Maricopa Community Colleges  INT145   20076-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval:  6-26-07

INT145  2007 Fall – 2010 Summer II

L+L  3.0 Credit(s)  6.0 Period(s)  5.1 Load  Occ

Drawing and Rendering

Development of basic freehand sketching and perspective drawing skills. Explores styles and techniques with emphasis on quick sketch and presentation type drawings as used by design professionals.

Prerequisites: ARC121, or DFT121, or INT100.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


INT145  2007 Fall – 2010 Summer II

Drawing and Rendering



Visualize design concepts through sketching. (I)


Apply design elements and principles while rendering. (II)


Use drafting equipment appropriately to demonstrate proficiency in lettering skills. (III)


Demonstrate ability to create two-dimensional renderings. (IV)


Demonstrate ability to create three-dimensional renderings. (V)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


INT145  2007 Fall – 2010 Summer II

Drawing and Rendering


I. Visualization Through Sketching

A. Sketching skills

1. Shade and shadow

2. Line weight

3. Overlay techniques

4. Texture

B. Visualizing and designing space volumetrically

II. Theories of Design Composition

A. Design elements

B. Design principles

III. Drafting and Lettering Skills

A. Use of drafting equipment

B. Architectural lettering

IV. Projecting Two-Dimensional Rendering Solutions

A. Floor plans with texture, material, shadow

B. Projecting elevations from floor plan

C. Representing interior materials

V. Projecting Three-Dimensional Rendering Solutions

A. Viewing space volumetrically

B. Creating paraline drawings

1. Drawing one-point perspectives

2. Drawing two-point perspectives

C. Representing interior materials and textures


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