Lines to Shape & Space | Wed 10/04



Last week we worked on Project 2 continuing to abstract from the subject matter by exploring the Element of Design Line characteristics to convey Content.

This week we will work on Project 3 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

Project 2 | Dynamic Compositions:

Finalize artwork. Due on Class 5

E-portfolio Project 2: Create a new page and upload Photograph/Scan of your final artwork, and post the self-critique. Due by the beginning of Class 5 (your E-portfolio).

Read: Design Basics: Balance and share an example for each of the terms below on Blackboard Forum 3:
1. Imbalance
2. Symmetrical Balance
3. Asymmetrical Balance
4. Radial Balance
5. Crystallography Balance

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Hand write on your sketch book!!!!
Shape, Curvilinear, Rectilinear, Geometric, Organic, Complex Shape, Positive Space, Negative Space, Figure, Ground, Background, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Subjective, Contrast, Rhythm, Movement, Repetition, Expressive.

You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.
 



In Class

Attendance

Vocabulary Words 2

Line Post & Discussion

Hang Project 2 | Dynamic Compositions Artwork for Critique

Project 2 | Dynamic Compositions critique with E-portfolio

Presentation on Line 2

Discuss Design Basics: Line pps 140 [Line as Value] to 149, find and post visual examples of the usages of Line below.
A. Dark Line Technique
B. Explicit Line
C. Lost-and-Found Contour
D. Inherent Line

Present Project 3 | Variation of Line Parts 1, 2 & 3.

Work on finalizing Project 3 | Variation of Line

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.

At Home

Finalize Project 3 | Variation of Line. Due at the beginning of Class 6.

E-portfolio Project 3: Create a new page and upload Photograph/Scan of your final artwork, and post the self-critique. Due at the beginning of Class 6.

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.
 

Read, Research & Post to Blackboard 4:

Design Basics: Shape & Space pps 162 [Nonobjective Shapes] to 173 [end of Positive/Negative Shapes]
After reading Design Basics: Shape | Space complete the sentences answer the questions below and share examples to represent the following:
1. "Our visual perception is dependent on our ability to ______________________________"
2. The general rule of perception states that (all things being equal) our eye tend to read ______________ shapes as ____________ and _____________ shapes as ______________."
3. Share examples of the affirmations in #2.
4. Share an example of Exaggerated Shape or Distortion.
5. Share an example of Distortion and Expression.
6. Share an exampnle of Idealism in Art.
7. Complete the sentence: "Abstraction implies a simplification of _____________________________."
8. Share an example of Biomorphic Shapes.
9. What is Pure Form?
10. Share an example of Curvilinear Shapes.
11. Share an example of Rectilinear Shapes. 12. What are negative shapes?
13. What are positive shapes?
14. Share an example of Isolation of shapes.
15. Share an example of Integration of shapes.
16. Share an example of Emphasis on Integration of shapes.
17. Share an example of Ambiguity.