A guided investigation of terminology, concepts and basic materials utilized in the studio by visual artists and designers. Students will develop an awareness of the formal elements of composition, a working knowledge of their fundamental principles and sensitivity towards the interrelationship between form and content. The study of color will include the color wheel, color schemes, juxtaposition affect, vibration, color mixing, and color separation. Visual sensitivity is developed by solving a series of 2-D problems, employing a variety of media and materials. Principles taught in this course have direct application to all art media and provide a foundation and direction for learning skills in other courses.
Course Hours: 3