Wed 10/27 | Mon 11/08
Value



During the week you improved your Project 5: Texture | Midterm by exploring different creative processes while conveying content< through form and presenting it as Project 6: Texture | Version 2. This week we start to work on Project 7: Value Self-Portrait to explore how to abstract from Subject Matter by focusing on the Element of Design Value to visually understand Illusion of Space and depth through value gradation.

Homework Due for Class 9

Project 6 | Texture | Version 2: Improve your Texture project as discussed in class. Your goal is to improve the Texture project based on our class discussion through creative solutions that involve minimum editing approaches. Due at the beginning of Class 9.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Value Range, Tint, Shade, Value Contrast, Achromatic Gray, Chiaroscuro, Value Pattern, Shading, Shaped Value Gradation, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Low Key, High Key, Subjective, Expressive, Rhythm, Movement, Closure, Scale, Atmospheric Perspective.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words, in "Design Basics", or researching the web. Due at the beginning of Class 9.

After going through the presentation on Value and reading Design Basics: Value find visual examples for the terms below and post them to Blackboard post 7. Design Basics Value. Due at the beginning of Class 10.
Representational Illusion of Light
Non-representational Illusion of Light
Value Pattern
Chiaroscuro
Low Key
High Key
Atmospheric Perspective
Physical Space
Psychological Space

White Acrylic Paint | Black Acrylic Paint | All Paintbrushes | Scissors | Mixing Palette | Container for Water | Drawing Paper | Bristol Board | Ruler | Pencils | Xacto Knife | Rubber Cement.

Reminder: Your midterm grades are available in Blackboard under Grades. Students who are failing the class can withdraw from the course until November 1 without having their GPA affected. Please note that students who are a FAFSA recipients may have to pay back part of the tuition if their enrollment falls below a certain amount of credits. Do consider the choices wisely and seek academic advise.



In Class

Attendance

Vocabulary Words 4
Value Range, Tint, Shade, Value Contrast, Achromatic Gray, Chiaroscuro, Value Pattern, Shading, Shaped Value Gradation, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Low Key, High Key, Subjective, Expressive, Rhythm, Movement, Closure, Scale, Atmospheric Perspective.

Project 6 | Texture | Version 2 critique and comparison with Project 5 | Texture | Midterm.

Project 7 | Value Self-Portrait Part 1 [Steps 1 & 2] and Part 2 [Steps 3 to 11].

At Home

After going through the presentation on Value and reading Design Basics: Value find visual examples for the terms below and post them to Blackboard post 7. Design Basics Value. Due at the beginning of Class 10.
Representational Illusion of Light
Non-representational Illusion of Light
Value Pattern
Chiaroscuro
Low Key
High Key
Atmospheric Perspective
Physical Space
Psychological Space

Project 7 | Value Self-Portrait Part 1 [Steps 1 & 2] and Part 2 [Steps 3 to 11].

White Acrylic Paint | Black Acrylic Paint | All Paintbrushes | Scissors | Mixing Palette | Container for Water | Drawing Paper | Bristol Board | Ruler | Pencils | Xacto Knife | Rubber Cement.