ARTS1101 Two-Dimensional Foundations

Credit Hours: 3 semester hours

Course Description

This course offers the basic concepts of visual organization: pattern, emphasis, rhythm, movement, contrast, unity, and balance; along with two-dimensional visual elements: line, shape, value, texture, space, form, and color; through discussion and classroom exercises. The latter part will address the perception and use of color with exercises based on standard color theory models, as well as historical, physiological, and psychological factors. Students are encouraged to utilize these concepts and structures to understand and create art on a flat surface.

Goals and Objectives

The goals of this course are as follows:

Students who complete this course will be able to:

Materials Needed

(Note that this list is best seen as an example of what may be needed. The specific materials may change depending on the faculty teaching the course.)