College Preparation: 2D Design
This course introduces elements and principles of two-dimensional design using graphite, acrylic, and collage. Explore the basics of visual communication and visual literacy while creating drawings, paintings, and mixed-media. Course covers the elements of design including point, line, form, shape, space, movement, color, pattern, and texture. Includes the study of the principles of design such as balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, and unity used to organize the elements. Advice and direction is provided to those students preparing a portfolio for Otis or other college art programs. Includes a guest lecture by a counselor from Otis’ Admissions Office who offers information on college requirements.
Prerequisite: Drawing experience preferred, but not required
First Class Materials: Scissors, Glue, 18" x 24” white Strathmore paper pad, pencil, ruler, eraser, 8 or more different sheets of black, white, grey, silver, aluminum foil, or patterned papers. Find fun, strange and exciting ones. No newsprint or color.
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building
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