Boclair Academy
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Advanced Higher Grade Graphic Communication

The Course is comprised of three assessable units, namely;


Click on one of the headings below to see a list of power point presentations on the chosen subject. These presentations can be downloaded or viewed online.

Technical Graphics 3D Modelling Graphic Presentation

Technical Graphics

In this unit of the course, pupils are taught how to draw a range of  pictorial and geometric drawings.

Measured Perspective 1

Measured Perspective 2

Oblique Cones

Transition Pieces

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3D Modelling

In this unit of the course, pupils are taught how to use a 3D Modelling software package to produce objects using solid and surface modelling techniques. Pupils will also be expected to have a knowledge of the different modelling techniques and lighting used in 3D modelling.

The assessment for this unit will be a portfolio which accounts for 30% of the overall Advanced Higher Course.

3D Modelling and Lighting

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Graphic Presentation

In this unit of the course, pupils learn to evaluate printed publications for design elements and principles, then  design and produce a professional Graphic Presentation for a potential client group.


The assessment for this unit will be the design and production of an 8 page magazine, which will account for 30% of the overall Advanced Higher Course.

Flexography

Four Colour Printing Process

Offset Lithography

Printing Processes