Hello students! I’m excited to explore the Principles of Design and Visual Elements through the use of hands-on art projects and Photoshop and Illustrator. We will meet at 8 a.m. IN PERSON in room HU207 to go over everything.
Please click here for our syllabus and always refer to this blog for our assignments, video tutorial requirements and due dates.
Things to go over today:
- here for our syllabus
- Schedule (see below)
- Introductions + special interests + access to Creative Suite?
- Adobe Tutorials
- Homework: Explore www.professormiller.art , simple Value Scale Assignment and start thinking of Artist Book
- Check out our HU Gallery
This is our tentative schedule – but again, absolute deadlines + assignments are always going to be posted here. So check back regularly for updates.
WEEK ONE: Syllabus, introductions, value scale experiments, homework.
WEEK 2, 3, 4: Design Project 1: Principles of Design studio project: Artist Book. Unity and Variety, Repetition and Rhythm, Scale and Proportion, Emphasis, Balance, Contrast
WEEK 5, 6: Visual Elements + Design Project 2: Word Play studio project: Line, Shape, Color, Form, Texture, Space, Pattern, Composition
WEEK 7, 8: Color Theory + Research Artist: Curated Color + : Complimentary, Analogous, Color Psychology, etc.
WEEK 9, 10, 11: Design Project 3: Juxtaposition Collage: Photoshop – digital collage
WEEK 12, 13, 14: Design Project 5: Self Portraiture through Typography: Illustrator – digital