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ART 114 - Two-Dimensional Design

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

This course involves exploring and completing projects in various media that demonstrates principles of design in black and white, in a number of values and in color. Students study the use of line, value, shape, form/space and color. Projects must show evidence of balance, rhythm, movement, figure-ground, figure-ground reversal, proximity, repetition, closure, perspective, unity and variety and color harmonies.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Show proficiency in technical, aesthetic and problem-solving skills necessary to effectively communicate an idea, word or concept.
  2. Verbally recall the learned concepts in a group critique situation.
  3. Solve conceptually a visual problem.
Listed Topics
  1. Creative interpretations of the elements and principles of two-dimensional design, which include balance, structure, units, radiation, gradation, anomaly, similarity and implication
  2. Experimentation in a variety of different media to create effective design
  3. The development of visual communication skills
  4. Verbal communication skills as they relate to group critique and evaluation of artwork
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 04/15/2014

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