Thurs 10/04 | Mon 10/08
Line Systems | Illusion of Space

Last week we worked on Project 3 exploring abstracting from Subject Matter by focusing on the Principle of Organization Unity.

This week we will work on Project 4 continuing to abstract a design's Degree of Representation by exploring the Elements of Design Line characteristics to convey Content, and by paying attention to the Principle of Organization Emphasis and Focal Point.

Due for This Class

Finalize Project 3 | Photography, Repetition & the Grid.

E-portfolio | Project 3 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.

Finalize Exercise 2 | Perspective and post your drawings to your E-portfolio | Exercise 2.

After reading Design Basics: Illusion of Space go to Blackboard and post a visual example for the following techniques used to create illusion of space
1. Size
2. Overlapping
3. Vertical Location
4. Atmospheric Perspective
5. Plan
6. Elevation
7. Linear Perspective: One-point
8. Linear Perspective: Two-point
9. Linear Perspective: Multi-point
10. Amplified Perspective
11. Multiple Perspective
12. Isometric Projection
13. Open Form
14. Closed Form
15. Equivocal Space

9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Mechanical Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | PITT Pen (Black) | Rubber Cement

In Class


Wordpress Portfolios & Grades

Illusion of Space, Exercise 2 | Perspective and Blackboard post Illusion of Space.

Hang Project 3 | Photography, Repetition & Grid for critique along with Wordpress portfolio written critiques

At Home

Complete Project 4 | Directional Dominance steps 1 to 3.

After reading Design Basics: Rhythm chapter, and researching what Movement in design is, search the Internet for an artwork that clearly has a strong sense of Movement. Post the image here and write how rhythm and movement in the artwork were accomplished.

Here are some possibilities:
. Changes in direction.
. Changes in darkness or lightness.
. Similar shapes connected with each other.
. Overlapping elements.
. Repetition of elements.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Hatching, Cross-hatching, Stippling, Blending, Scribbling, Shaped Value Gradation, Low Key, High Key. Hand write on your sketchbook!!!!
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.

9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Mechanical Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | PITT Pen (Black) | Rubber Cement