Thurs 10/18 | Mon 10/22

Last week we worked on Degrees of Representation and abstracting subject matter by exploring how Line Systems engage the Elements of Design Line, Shape & Texture to help us perceive depth through Shaped Value Gradation.

This week we continue to abstract a design's Degree of Representation by exploring the Element of Design Texture to help us perceive Tactile and Implied characteristics, while also focusing on creating Illusion of Space and depth through value gradation.

Due for This Class

Finalize Project 4 | Directional Dominance

Finalize artwork. Due in the beginning of class 7.

E-portfolio Project 4: Create a new page and upload Photograph/Scan of your final artwork, and post the self-critique. Due in the beginning of class..

Complete Exercise 3 | Texture due at the beginning of class 7.

Make sure you also bring all the supplies needed to work on Project 5 in class.

After reading Design Basics: Texture find visual examples for the terms below and place them in a post with their corresponding names.
Sense of Touch
Tactile Texture
Implied Texture
Collage Made with Found Objects
Trompe L'Oeil

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

We will work on the midterm project 5 Texture in class

In Class

Digital Portfolio Presentation

Present and read Project 4 | Directional Dominance.

At Home

Last chance to catch-up to posts 1 to 7

Pen and Ink Drawing Tutorials:

Work on Project 5 | Texture, Step 3: Create three (3) collage compositions (in the 4" x 6" thumbnails areas you created in Step 2 using at least three (3) of the original found objects/textures you emulated in Exercise 2 | Texture.

Complete and bring to class your midterm self-evaluation to present on the individual midterm reviews.

Make sure your Wordpress E-portfolio is updated up to Project 4 for presentation. You will read Project 4 self-critique