Wed 02/28 | Thurs 03/01

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 Visual characteristics, while also focusing on creating Illusion of Space and depth through value gradation.

Due for This Class

Finalize Project 3 | Directional Dominance

Finalize artwork. Due in the beginning of class 7.

E-portfolio Project 3: 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 2 | Texture due at the beginning of class 7.

Make sure you also bring all the supplies needed to work on Project 4 in class.

After reading Design Basics: Rhythm 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.

In Class


Hang Project 3 | Directional Dominance

Blackboard 5. Design Basics + Research: Movement & Rhythm

Exercise 2 | Texture.

Digital Portfolio Presentation

Present and read Project 3 | Directional Dominance.

At Home

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.
Due class 8.

Pen and Ink Drawing Tutorials:

Finalize Project 4 | Texture, upload and critique on E-portfolio.

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