This course is an extension of Visual Fundamentals I, further developing general composition skills, elements and principles of Design. Projects will bridge traditional and contemporary tools, materials and concepts. Projects will focus on texture, pattern design, reproduction (printing or stamping), word/image relationships and an introduction to computer skills, such as Photoshop.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 90
Lecture Hours: 15
Laboratory Hours: 75
This course is offered online:
VSAR 111 Visual Fundamentals I
- Texture studies and mark making
- Exercises in balance, pattern and rhythm.
- Pattern Design
- Introduction to Silk screen (serigraph)
- Introduction to Wood block
- Introduction to Advertising
- Introduction to Photoshop and Illustrator
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply the basic principles of Art and Design, including composition, balance, harmony, etc.
- Demonstrate hand/eye coordination
- Apply the components of pattern design and to take an image through a series of media, including silk screen and wood block printing
- Describe word/image relationships and visual communications
- Utilize Photoshop software to a basic level
Assignments: 90 %
Participation: 10 %
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Journal entries in sketchbook.
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Attendance is mandatory in studio courses.
Optional - N/A, Textbook to be announced.