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This course provides an overview of the basic principles in visual problem solving. It covers the design vocabulary; project parameters with deadlines and critiques; and professional design perspectives using shape, color, and light. A clear understanding of design can enable you to sharpen your skills, hone your work, and begin building a professional portfolio.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Class 1:Expectations of student performance and assignments. Discussion of design in various fields of Art, Multimedia, Architecture, and Design.
Class 2: Review, Basic Shapes-Circle, Square, Triangle, Cone, Sphere, Cube, Cylinder, Pyramid, Prism
Class 3: Review, Perspective.
Class 4: Review, Color Theory Part A- Characteristics of Color
Class 5: Review, Color Theory Part B- Additive Color Theory and Subtractive Color Theory
Class 6: Review, Light and Lighting Techniques Part B – Drawing, Assignment
Class 7: Review, Light and Lighting Techniques Part B – 3-Point Lighting
Class 8: Review, Design Part A- Design Theory, Assignment
Class 9: Review, Design Part B- Design Components, Assignment
Class 10: Review, Design Part C- The Golden Section
Class 11: Review-Putting it all together, Q & A, Presenting Your Portfolio.
Class 12: Final Project Due-Portfolio Review
Students must present their portfolio of work from the beginning to end of class.
Please visit the Interactive Continuing Education Scheduler to see if this course is currently offered.
Intermediate experience with Microsoft Windows and General file management. No specific courses are required.All prerequisites are considered to be the basic skills and knowledge needed prior to taking this class. Instructors will assume your readiness for the class materials and will NOT use class time to discuss prerequisite materials.