Design Foundation

  • This course is designed to introduce students to basic visual vocabulary. Lessons and instruction will be based upon the elements and principles of design with a focus on developing visual composition. Various media and techniques will be explored in different lessons throughout the semester. Students will be taught and encouraged to explore creative solutions to problems presented. Students will be motivated through historical and student visual examples. Constructive critiques will be conducted periodically to enhance visual vocabulary and comprehension. Aesthetic concerns will be addressed as they arise in class discussions.