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First Concepts

Task to complete:

You will need to produce a range of initial thoughts (drawings) as to possible solutions to your project. These ideas must be creative and not constrained in any way! Use annotations to explain the function and possible ways the concepts will fulfil the needs of the user.

Teacher Instruction:

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Watch the following tutorial where you will be talked through what you need to do

Checkpoints:

  • Produce a range of different first concepts

  • Ensure they are creative and not constrained

  • Annotate with reference to your research that you have undertaken so far

GAP Attainment:

Use the following table to understand what potential grade of work you will produce. Try to aim for the top grade!

GREEN- Grades D-E

You will have shown several (2 or more) ideas that are a mix of completely original concepts and more traditional products ideas. You will have used short notes to explain how these ideas meet the needs of the client and problem.

AMBER- Grades B-C

You will have shown a range (5 or more) different ideas that are a mix of completely original concepts and more traditional products ideas. You will have used notes to explain how these ideas meet the needs of the client and problem.

PINK- Grades A*-A

You will have shown a range (5 or more) different ideas that are completely original concepts. You will have used detailed notes to explain how these ideas meet the needs of the client and problem.

Additional Resources:

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