2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 112 - Two-Dimensional Design

ART 1112
Description: Introduction to visual language utilized in all areas of art. Basic compositional principles and elements of two-dimensional design practiced through assigned projects. Various media explored. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. Creative process 
  2. Application of design principles including unity and variety, rhythm, balance, emphasis and focal point, and proportion and scale
  3. Application of design elements including shape and volume, space, line, texture, light, color, time and value
  4. Two-dimensional art media tools
  5. Formal elements and principles of design 
  6. Historical and contemporary art examples 
  7. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define and employ the steps of the creative process. (1)
  2. Use design principles such as unity and variety, rhythm, balance, emphasis and focal point, and proportion and scale to develop two-dimensional works of art. (2)
  3. Use design elements such as shape and volume, space, line, texture, color and value to develop two-dimensional works of art. (3)
  4. Use art media and tools to create two-dimensional works of art. (4)
  5. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (5) 
  6. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (6)
  7. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (7)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.