|Office Phone||(408) 741-4013|
|Office Address||14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070|
|Office Hours||10:30 – 10:55 M,T,W,Th Cilker 120a
2:10 – 2:50 M,W Cilker 103b
|Location||Clicker 120a and Cilker 115|
|Times||In Person: Tuesday/Thursday Lecture 2:10-3:10Online Lab: 4-hours per week
Homework: 2-hours per week
|Course Credits||3 units|
|Notes||Office Hours are held Cilker 120a|
Design Basics, Paperback – November 7, 2007 by David A. Lauer (Author), Stephen Pentak (Author)
B. Create a composition using a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional materials.
C. Choose appropriate media and materials needed to solve a design problem while making the strongest possible statement.
D. Assess how design relates to a multitude of disciplines such as, film, computer, interior design, visual art, etc.
E. Analyze the principles and elements of design in any medium, orally and in writing.
F. Evaluate work in terms of strengths and goals, orally, and in writing.
G. Examine The relationship of form to concept in a design.
H. Assemble a color wheel and value scale.
I. Examine, compare and analyze historical and contemporary examples of two-dimensional art, within a global context.
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Outcome: Create an art project that uses the elements of design point, line, plane, value, and other design principles of organization. Assessment:Finished project.
In Person: Tuesday/Thursday Lecture 2:10-3:10
Online Lab: 4-hours per week
Homework: 2-hours per week
Online Course Management System Students access ANGEL for course materials, videos of lecture, study guides, and other student resources. This also where links to relevant lecture and lab content is provided. Student has access to their grades, and progress reports for the class.
Lab Activities Students work on an assortment of lab exercises relating to the lab content. For review, as part of the lab, students post their work into the discussion forums.
Discussion Forum Student posts weekly lab assignments to the discussion forum. Student is required to offer peer critique to other students’ works based on assignment’s requirements.
Videos Videos relating to lecture content are used present course topics. These are included for each Module and may happen on a bi-weekly basis.
• USB drive or Cloud Drive (e.g. dropbox, Goodle drive, etc)
• Sketchbook (Mixed Media Paper)
• Sharpies or Copics (thin and thick tipped)
• Watercolors (basic set)
• Optional: Water Color Pencils, Gouache Paints, India Ink & Brush
Lecture Notes: 10%
Online Discussion Forums: 20%
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The instructor may make changes to the syllabus during the semester. It is the student¹s responsibility to stay informed of these changes. Students may contact the instructor during office hours and before/after class, time permitting. Students may also wish to have a study partner whom they can contact if they miss class.Important Phone Numbers
College/District Police: 741-2092
Health Services: 741-2027