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visual literacy
 
Visual Literacy. Lesson plans, work files, presentations.

slides

free apps

resources:

visual basics

R. & J. Wilde
Visual Literacy
ISBN 0-8230-5620-1

RGB color wheel

finals

final semester 1

final 1

final semester 2

final 2

visual
communication

Visual communication is how we communicate ideas and concepts using visual tools.

  • Elements of Design
  • Marketing

visual
interpretation

Visual interpretation is how we extract the information and interpret it. It is based on our imagination, creativity, personal experience, and subjective judgment..

visual
perception

Visual perception is how we see things.

  • Gestalt
  • Color psychology

composition
(layout):

Composition is how we put things together. These rules include:

  • Principles of Design
  • Typography

assignments

introduction

ink spot

ink spot

breton method

Andre Breton method

geometric doodling

geometric doodling

Photoshop basics

Matching shapes. Layers in Photoshop.

matching shapes

layer opacity

double exposure

Color emphasis. Layer saturation. Photoshop basics.

emphasis. layer saturation

Color balance and layer settings

layer colors

Remove background in Photoshop. Basic options.

remove background

Imagine this! Photoshop creative assignment. Basic layer techniques.

imagine this!

visual communication

jack and jill

Jack & Jill

feelings

Feelings

aesop fables

Aesop

pushpins

push-pins

symbols

Types of symbols

sounds

sounds

elements of design

map

map (line)

road signs

road signs (shape)

value scale

value

color wheel

color wheel

space

space (movement)

textures and patterns

texture

marketing

target audience

target audience

buard game lesson

board game

visual interpretation

paper collage

collage

documentary photography

documentary photography

visual perception

collage in PS

gestalt

gestalt

gestalt

gestalt squares

gestalt squares

name design

name design

less is more

less is more

illustrator basics

path

paths

pathfinder

pathfinder

type outlines

type

composition: layout

principles of design

contrast

contrast: life or death

InDesign

typography

typography

typography

my name is...

typography

typography 1

typography

typography 2

typography

typography 3

typography

typography 4

typography

typography 5 (InDesign)

portrait typography

typography portrait

other

contact sheet in Photoshop

PS contact sheet

due dates

assignment due






syllabus

Prerequisites: none

Course available to: Freshmen,Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

The course is designed for students interested in art and design.

rules

GRADING

1. All assignments must be completed on or before the due date.
2. Unfinished artwork is graded as such.
3. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up all work. You can sign out art supplies if needed.
4. If your project requires extra time to be completed, you have to make arrangements with me prior the due date. This is your responsibility.
5. Each project has a rubric with specific requirements and guidelines. Follow them.
6. Unless an assignment specifically requires copying, it will be interpreted in the same manner as plagiarism.
7. You are also graded for your in-class studio work.

CLASSROOM RULES

1. Food, drinks, candy, gum are not allowed in the Art rooms. A bottle of WATER is permitted in room 206 (only).
2. Cell phones are not allowed at any time. Phones should be turned off and put away.
3. Be in the room before the bell rings. Dropping your stuff and leaving does not qualify you as being on time.
4. Sit at your assigned seat unless I give you OK to move. That means you do not walk around the room during the class.
5. Talk quietly with students at your table. Do not talk during the instructional time.
6. Draw, paint, etc. on your artwork only!
7. Use materials from your tote-tray only... don't go into other people's trays.
8. You can bring your work home anytime. You are responsible for having it back next day.
9. If you must swear, please do it elsewhere... Thanks.
10. You are responsible for cleaning your work area and the tools that you used.
11. If you are in the Graphics lab, use the printers for the current ART assignments only!!!
12. Encourage your fellow classmates in a positive way... treat them fairly and nicely. This room should be a fun and comfortable place for everyone.