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Design: Foundations of Studio Art (ARTS 1141)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3.00

Description: This course helps you understand the way art is put together. The class will practice design elements and principles (i.e. color, space, composition, contrast) by making designs (art) in various media. Both two-dimensional and three-dimensional design concepts are studied.

Topical Outline:

1. Explore the definition of design, visual perception and awareness of design

2. Learn and apply th elements of design; line, shape and space

3. Learn and apply the principles of design; repetition, variety and rhythm

Learning Outcomes:
1. Critically analyze art works as visual, conceptual and/or physical constructs
2. Point out the formal qualities of the elements and principles used in art
3. Depict technical skills and material choices of visual, conceptual and/ or physical constructions
4. Use the elements and principles of design in art works


MnTC: Goal 6