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Nelson Visual Communication Design VCE Units 1 – 4 Student Book with 4 Access Codes

By | Copyright Year:2018 | ISBN-13: 9780170401784

Nelson Visual Communication Design VCE Units 1 – 4 covers all key knowledge and skills of the 2018–2022 Study Design.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Chapter PDFs

Student Resources:
• Smartphone revision cards
• Weblinks
• Instructional videos

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Part A: Visual communication
1 Drawing
2 Purposes of visual communications
3 Design elements and design principles
4 Media, methods and materials
Part B: Design processes
5 The design process
6 Design thinking
7 Visual language & analysis
Part C: Design fields & contexts
8 Design fields
9 Design in a wider context
10 Legal and ethical issues in visual communication design
Part D: Design resources
Appendix: Design problems


Kristen Guthrie is an experienced teacher of Visual Communication and Design and a qualified graphic designer. She has been closely involved in the development, teaching and evaluation of the VCE Visual Communication and Design study design since its inception in the VCE curriculum. She has worked in curriculum development and assessment with VCAA and is passionate about design education. She is currently Head of Arts at Woodleigh School on the Mornington Peninsula.


Step-by-step help with key drawing methods, including technical drawing.

Short videos on how to use Illustrator, CAD and more.

New examples of applied design elements and design principles.

Design industry practice (communication, industrial and environmental).

Student folio examples.

Design thinking chapter.

Together with the companion workbook, students have all they need for fantastic VCE Visual Communication Design results!