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|Embedding ICT in DT|
A project to develop the use of 2D drawing software
Computer, printer and suitable 2-D drawing software (e.g. !Draw, OakDraw for Windows, Techsoft Designer, CorelDraw, !ArtWorks)
Card, marker pens, spray adhesive (an alternative is to use thin PVA and laminate with a warm iron), craft knife, safety rule and cutting mat.
Assemble a display of commercial cut-out models to stimulate ideas
A manufacturer wishes to produce a range of cut-out models suitable for distribution in museums and local souvenir shops. Design and make prototypes of suitable models. The finished design should fit on to a single sheet of A4 card.
Design and Manufacture
Investigate similar products in shops, museums and books. Decide on a suitable theme (e.g. transport, houses or Victorians) then design a prototype.
Use 2-D drawing software to draw a development or net.
Print out the final design directly on to thin card or laminate a paper print-out on to medium card (an alternative is to use a plotter if available)
Hand render the design using markers if you do not have access to a colour printer.
Cut-out models printed on to card