Apr 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design

Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course is typically offered in Fall and Spring.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate the elements of art and principles of design by maintaining a comprehensive sketchbook.
  2. Demonstrate two-dimensional design principles through the creation of art.
  3. Analyze the application of media, techniques, and processes used to solve two-dimensional visual art problems.
  4. Explore various media and mediums in the creation of two-dimensional art.
  5. Evaluate two-dimensional artworks through critique.
  6. Create two-dimensional visual art projects that demonstrate knowledge of visual concepts and a variety of mediums, media, and technical skill.
  7. Prepare artwork appropriately for presentation.