Assessment information

This page contains information for the OCA Accessors in line with the requirements for Illustration 2: Visual exploration (VC5ILL) outlined in Preparing for digital assessment for visual communications units.

The assessment submission consists of four parts:

  1. A reflective presentation or evaluation. ​A reflective evaluation using a video format is provided in the section below.
  2. A selection of entries from your learning log – Links to relevant exercises and assignments are provided in the section below
  3. A selection of creative work – Links to relevant exercises and assignments are provided in the section below
  4. Any written elements such as critical reviews – The critical has been uploaded to the relevant G:Drive folder here.

A reflective evaluation

A selection of entries from your learning log

A selection of up to ten examples spread across the four learning outcomes. These have been selected to demonstrate the connections between the coursework and learning outcomes.

LO1 evidence your engagement with experimentation through your practice

LO2 demonstrate how research has informed your practice

LO3 develop a body of work that is rigorous in its engagement with conceptual  and practical skills 

LO4 situate, reflect and critique on illustration practices and reflect on your own  learning

A selection of creative work

These exercises and assignments have been selected to demonstrate progress against the HE Level 5 Assessment criteria.

Selection 1 – 2.1 Multi-dimensional things

Automatic drawing – Bamboo pen and Indian Ink, A1 sized

Created during exercise 2.1 Multi dimensional thinking.

Selection 2 – 2.6 Word processing

Composite drawing. Fountain pen, black ink, A2 sized

Created as a response to 2.6 Word processing.

Selection 3 – Assignment 2 Presenting your work

Video evaluation

Created as a solution to Assignment 2 Presenting your work.

Selection 4 – 3.1 Slow

Page 1 of a 6-page comic strip

Made a response to exercise 3.1 Slow.

Selection 5 – 3.4 Big

A photograph of a completed orchid mural across two walls

Made as part of 3.4 Big.

Selection 6 – Assignment 4 Themed project

The first of six images and test layout illustrating a Hans Christian Andersen story called ‘On the Last Day’ 

A response to Assignment 4 Themed project.

Selection 7 – Assignment 5 Rethinking and realising

Fricis Freienbergs illustration with text elements

One of three illustrations created as part of Assignment 5 Rethinking and realising.