Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to The Elements and Principles of Design: Foundations of Critique

  • 2

    Chapter #1: What is your purpose?

    • Workbook: Chapter 1

    • Defining your purpose

    • Hidden Depths of Purpose

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Chapter #2: The Elements of Design

    • Workbook: Chapter 2

    • What are the Elements of Design?

    • What is Line?

    • What is Direction?

    • What is Shape?

    • What is Size?

    • What is Texture?

    • What is Value?

    • What is Colour?

    • Studying Your Art: Elements Exercise

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Chapter #3: The Principles of Design

    • Workbook: Chapter 3

    • What are the Principles of Design?

    • What are Repetition & Alternation?

    • What is Harmony?

    • What is Gradation?

    • What is Conflict (or Variety or Contrast)?

    • What is Dominance?

    • What is Unity?

    • What is Balance?

    • The Principles "Take Aways"

    • The Principles Exercise

    • Test your learning

    • Bonus Recording: Graves and Universalism

  • 5

    Assignment: Submit your crit!

    • Submit Your Crit! Assignment Instructions & Portal

  • 6

    Next steps

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