Wed 01/22 | Thurs 01/23
Degrees of Representation| Lines



Last week you were introduced to the course syllabus and site. We worked in groups to explore Creativity. You were also introduced to the Components of Art

This week you continue to be introduced to the Degrees of Representation and will explore the Element of Design Line and the Principle of Organization Unity to work on Project 1.

Homework Due for Class 2

Go through the course Syllabus carefully to make sure you understand what this course is about, what is expected of you, and how you can succeed in the course. Get acquaint with the course site and Blackboard.

Purchase materials!

Go to E-portfolio and execute Parts 1 through 6: Create a Wordpress account, add the required pages and post your URL address to Blackboard.
If you already have a Wordpress e-portfolio, add Art 112 pages and post your URL to Blackboard.

Log in to Blackboard, go to the 2D Design course and open the Discussion Board - The link for the Discussion Board is on the left side in the navigation panel. Open the "E-portfolio URL" Forum and select the "Create Thread" to paste the link to your E-portfolio.

Post 1. Design Basics: Line
After reading Design Basics: Line pps 128 [Introduction] to 139 and Design Basics: Line pps 140 [Line as Value] to 149 Find and post visual examples for each of the terms below:
1. Actual Lines
2. Implied Lines
3. Psychic Lines
4. Contour Drawing
5. Gesture Drawing
6. Angry Lines
7. Calm Lines
8. Stable Lines
9. Happy Lines
A. Dark Line Technique
B. Explicit Line
C. Lost-and-Found Contour
D. Inherent Line

Log in to Blackboard, go to the 2D Design course and open the Discussion Board - The link for the Discussion Board is on the left side in the navigation panel. Open the "Design Basics: Line" Forum and select the "Create Thread" to post your images.

Here is a link to a video showing how to use the Blackboard Content Editor to paste text, insert video, etc.

IMPORTANT: When inserting the images in the text, please use the image icon
. Here is a How To use the Content Editor.
Do NOT post links or attach docs as they need to be copied or downloaded to be seen.

Execute Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions Step 1.
Bring the materials used in this project to Class 2:
Cardboard | Magazines | 9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | PITT Pen Set (Black) Graphite Pencil in Different Blackness | Eraser | Ruler | Xacto Knife | Cutting Mat | Scissors | Rubber Cement.



In Class

Attendance

Wordpress Introductions

Blackboard Post 1 | Design Basics: Line

Review:

    Components of Art

Work on Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions steps 2 to 5 4.

How to Use Rubber Cement

E-portfolio | Project 1: Dynamic Compositions Answer the self-critique questions and write a paragraph about the project based on your answers. Document (scan/photograph) your final artwork and upload to your WordPress.

Watch the video on Critique

Homework for Class 3

Design Basics: Balance
After reading Design Basics: Balance share an example for each of the terms below.:
1. Imbalance
2. Symmetrical Balance
3. Asymmetrical Balance
4. Radial Balance
5. Crystallography Balance

Important:
When inserting the images in the text please use the image icon.
Here is a How To use Blackboard Content Editor.
Do NOT post links or attach docs as they need to be copied or downloaded to be seen.

Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions finalized up to Step 4 and brought to class for critique.
Due in the beginning of Class 3.

E-portfolio Project 1: Open the corresponding page and edit it uploading a photograph/scan of your final artwork, and posting the self-critique. Your E-portfolio Project 1 is due online also by the beginning of Class 3.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Composition, Creative Brainstorming, Craftsmanship, Subject Matter, Content, Form, Representational, Naturalism, Abstraction, Non-representational, Unity, Emphasis, Focal Point, Visual Flow.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.

Artagain Black Paper (Provided) | 9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | Scissors | Xacto Knife | Artist Tape | Glue Stick | Rubber Cement