Problem-solving projects and exercises designed to develop an understanding of the formal design elements and principles of organization. Practice in their creative application. Individual focus on color theory and practice.

Major Topics:
Line, Shape, Texture, Unity, Dominance/Subordination, Repetition, Emphasis/Dispersal, Movement/Rhythm, Variety/Similarity, Symmetry/Asymmetry

Learning objectives:

– Elements and principles of 2-D Form
– Visual making processes
– Diverse modes of ideation
– Form and content relationship
– Color theory and application
– Craft and technique
– Visual and mathematical proportion and accuracy Visual / verbal communication
– Collaboration
– Analogue and Digital Interface
– Ethical practices
– Culture, meaning, and context
– Critical and rigorous assessment