Class XII Effective from the Academic session 2010-2011 and the Board Examination 2011.A: THEORY One Paper 3 Hours
UNIT – I Design Practices and Processes UNIT – II Principles and Elements of DesignUNIT – III Media and DesignB: PRACTICAL
C: PORTFOLIO70 marks
- Society and Articulation Periods
- Introduction to Design Based Software
- Application of Design Based Software
- Advanced Applications of Design Software Periods
15 marks 30 marks25 Marks20 marks
5 Marks 5 Marks10 marks180 periods
30 periods 100 periods50 Periods 60 Periods
5 Marks 1515 Periods 15 Periods 5 Marks 15All yearCLASS XII: GRAPHIC DESIGNA: THEORY One Paper 3 Hours 70 MarksSECTION A: Questions based on ReaderSECTION B: Questions based on Application of DesignUNIT – I Design Practices and Processes 15 Marks
1.1 Design in practices/ Role of Design in Societya) Functions of Designb) Implications and Impact of Graphic Designc) Role of Graphic Designerd) Contemporary Graphic Design in India1.2 Design Processesa) Methodology of Graphic DesignUNIT – II Principles and Elements of Design 30 Marks
2.1 Sketching & Drawinga) Introduction : Drawing an aid in visual representationb) Virtues of drawingc) Types of drawing
- Drawing from seeing/ observation
- Drawing from memory and imagination
- Drawing from technical information
2.2 Coloura) Scientific theories of coloursb) Artists’ theories & colour schemesc) Colour scales: Gray Scale, Tint and Shade, Intensity Scale and colour Wheel.d) Colour Interactione) Colour and expressionf) Colour symbolism2.3 Basics of Visual Composition/ Design Principlesa) Introductionb) Composition in Different Arts Formsc) Primary Constituentsd) Principles of Visual Composition2.4 Typographya) Anatomy of Typefaceb) Expressive Typographyc) Advanced Applications2.5 Principles of layout Designa) Theme and contentb) Types of Layoutc) Compositiond) Symbolism of Coloure) Copy and Type/ typographyUNIT – III Media and Design 25 Marks
3.1 Advertising Design a) Introduction to Media- Electronic and Printf) Campaign Designg) Event, Publicity and Public Relations3.2 Digital Imaging/ Painting and Printinga) Making Digital Imagesb) Modifying Digital Imagesc) Introduction to different types of image – editing softwared) Working on layers and its advantagese) Advanced methods of making selectionf) Using texturesg) Adding text to imagesh) Difference between digital printing and conventional printingi) Application of digital printing3.3 Graphic design for Interactive Mediaa) Understanding a websiteb) Types of websitesc) Designing for the Webd) Information ./ Contend Designe) Planning a websitef) Navigationg) Facilitating Interactionh) Usability IssuesB: PRACTICAL EXAMINATION 3 Hours 20 Marks
1. Society and Articulationa) Designb) Motifsc) Patterns, andd) Others2. Introduction to Design Based Softwarea) Getting started with softwareb) Working with layersc) Making selectionsd) Incorporating colour techniquese) Placing type in an imagef) Using painting toolsg) Working with special layer functions3. Application of Design Based Softwarea) Creation of Designb) Modification of Designc) Presentation of Design4. Advanced Applications of Design Softwarea) Creating Special Effects with Filtersb) Enhancing Specific Selectionsc) Adjusting Coloursd) Using Clipping Masks, Paths and Shapese) Transforming Typef) Liquefying an Imageg) Performing Image Surgeryh) Annotating and Automating an Image
i) Creating Images for the WebC: PORTFOLIO 10 marks
a) Project based on Local and Contextualized Designb) Creativity and Innovation in Project Designc) Project based on market oriented designd) One complete sketch book of at least 150 pagesSCHEME OF EXAMINATIONI THEORY PAPER 3 HOURS 70 MarksSECTION A
1 Three out of four short questions based on textbook (80-100 words).(four questions of 3 marks each (4×3) 12 marks2 Long questions:Three questions out of four based on textbook (100-120 words) (Three questions of five marks each (3×5) 15 marks3 definitions:Five definitions out of six based on textbook in three to five sentences.(Five definitions one mark each (1×5) 05 marks4 Essay Type :One essay type questions out of two based on textbook (150-200 words)(One essay type question of 8 marks) 08 marksSECTION B30 marks
5 Three out of four short questions on drawing a design pattern based on the given input12 marks6 Two question out of three on designing a motif or a pattern based on (5+5)10 marks7 One question out of two on designing any of the following types(brochure/ logo/ letterhead/ book cover/ poster/ textile print/ jewellery) 08 marksII PRACTICAL EXAMINATION : 3 HOURS 20 marks
Course as prescribed in syllabusIII Portfolio:
- Exploring Graphic Design through Portfolio assessment- One computer sketchbook of at least 100 pages 10 marksPROJECT WORK AND PORTFOLIOProject Work:
- Field Visits and Report writing/ documentation: Pacaging industries, Paper Making workshops, printing presses, museums, melas, festivals etc.
- Project Work: One project in a year where students will identify and pick up a particular design problem or something that they consider a design problem; work on that problem and produce works. Students should be encouraged to take up problems from their own environment like, annual day, sports, meet, function/festivals, school building, signs, communication in the school etc.
- Work Study: Study of works of any great/ known designer (national or international).
(Students will work individually on their assignments most of the time, but they will have the opportunity at times to work together to solve problems if the situation arises. It is essential that students should work on their projects during their designated class periods. Students are expected to have a certain number of assignments done by midterms or end of the quarter in order to receive grade/ marks. Students are evaluated according to how well they meet the criteria of creativity, accuracy, execution etc.)Portfolio:
Yearly submission of portfolio consisting of selected works (min. no 20) produced during the year. The works should be rich in terms of material exploration and visual impact.(Students will each develop a portfolio that reflects and intermediate to advanced level of artistic perception, expression, historic and cultural understanding, aesthetic valuing, and an ability to connect their artistic skills to many art related careers, and develop competencies in problem solving, communication, time management and resources. Students are expected to submit acceptable work at the end of academic year. If an assignment is considered unacceptable, the students will be asked to complete and resubmit their work.