Fundamentals of 2-Dimensional Design
This foundation level course provides a thorough introduction to design for the beginner through the application and understanding of 2-dimensional elements and principles. Course offers preparation for beginners and professionals in several design areas. Weekly achromatic (non-color) projects deal with fundamentals of line, space, directional movement, balance, value, texture, pattern, perspective and monochromes. Confidence in hand skills is developed and a final project in the student's area of interest is required. Students gain exposure to a range of current and historical design forms. Class includes studio time, slide lectures, and critique.
Prerequisite: None (may be taken concurrently with XGRD1101 Color Theory & Design).
Randy Osherow's First class materials: Sketchbook, Pencil, Ruler, medium and broad point black felt markers
Caroline Blake's First class materials: 8 1/2" x 11" paper, 2H pencil, 2" x 18" clear plastic grid ruler, black chisel-point marker, micro fine-line black pen, pencil sharpener, eraser, Pentel brand fine-point white correction pen, 3M correction tape (1/4" or smaller)
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