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COLUMBIA COLLEGE:  2-D Design    SYLLBUS                   INSTRUCTOR:  NINA WEISS 22-2260 Section 02 2_D Design Columbia College Fall 2009 Instructor: Nina Weiss 1:00 – 4:50 Thursday Rm 815 623 S. Wabash Columbia College nweiss@hurrikane.com or OASIS No office hours, please contact by email COURSE DESCRIPTION     :   Students learn to organize visual images by acquiring understanding of visual elements such as line, shape, value, texture, and color.  Students examine and apply design principles such as repetition, variety and movement.  Emphasis is on simple graphic skills.  Required for all Art and Design majors, this course is also useful for non-majors who wish to become familiar with the language of  design. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES : - To improve observation skills - To study t he visual elements of Design:  Line, Shape, Value, Space, Texture, and Color - To control visual relationships through the design principles:  Balance, Harmony, Unity, contrast, Variety, Rhythm  Repetition, Emphasis, Continuity, Spatial systems, use of Structures and Grids, Proportion, and Scale. - To instill professional work habits and attitudes - To nurture individual creative problem solving - To develop skills in materials and the language of art and design - To develop visual awareness and sensitivity - To improve verbal ability to discuss visual matters of design Through a sequence of problems and various media, students will develop visual understanding and a vocabulary of design  principles.  By the end of the semester you will be able to do the following: - Discuss the strengths of art works using the vocabulary of art and design - Organize the elements of design in a creative manner - Explain and employ the principles of design - Use a variety of color schemes and harmonies - Demonstrate proficiency with traditional technologies - Experiment with forms and color using theories of art history with an awareness of contemporary practices - Present work in a professional manner COURSE REQUIREMENTS     :   - Students are expected to arrive on time. -
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