This year's theme is all about VISUAL DESIGN and covers four topics: Elements of Design, Principles of Design, Design Processes, and Evaluation of Design.
Unit 1: Elements of Design
Get yourself familiar with the basic elements of design (form, shape, line, color, value, space and texture) and how they play a role in the design process.
Unit 2: Principles of Design
Now find out how to organize elements in your artwork by using the principles of design (pattern, rhythm, proportion, balance, unity and emphasis).
Unit 3: Design Process
Let's put it all together and explore how elements and principles work together in the design process. Get a peek into the creative journeys of other artists.
Unit 4: Evaluation of Design
Once the design process is over, it's time to review the overall composition of the piece. Evaluate how everything fits together and make some final design choices.
How do you begin a new artwork? Make drawings, use a sketchbook, improvise on the design wall? Do you have it all thought out before you start or just start and see where the design wants to take you? Our...