Presentation on theme: "GRAPHICS EQUIPMENT. Tasks Using a piece of A3 paper make a mind map of all the piece of graphics equipment that you can think of. Write down the name."— Presentation transcript:
Tasks Using a piece of A3 paper make a mind map of all the piece of graphics equipment that you can think of. Write down the name of the piece of equipment, what it is used for and any safety precautions. Check yourself exam questions
CRAFT KNIFE – cutting thin sheet material. Use with safety ruler and cutting mat. What do I know about Graphics equipment? SET SQUARES – to draw lines at 30, 60, 90 and 45 degrees. Often used with a drawing board.
BASIC EQUIPMENT Drawing board Set squares Protractor Compasses Rule Pencils Pens Templates Erasers Colouring media
DRAWING BOARD Parallel motion boards, used commonly in schools, parallel lines and angles using other equipment Drawing board and T square, you can remove the T square for informal drawing Adjustable drawing boards Lightweight, easy to carry and store
SET SQUARES Used in conjunction with the drawing board to draw vertical lines and lines at an angle. There are 2 sorts of set squares 30°/60° and a 45°/45°
PROTRACTOR Used to measure angles from 0° - 180°/360°
COMPASESS Used to draw a range of arcs and circles