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ART1107 – Foundations of Art, 2-D pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 6F. This course is an introduction to creative thinking, interpretation and self-expression. Students will explore basic two-dimensional elements and principles through the use of various media, tools, materials and processes. Color theory will be introduced.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Manipulate the elements and principles of two-dimensional design to create non-objective, abstract and representational compositions.
  2. Develop inventive concepts using various problem-solving strategies
  3. Demonstrate the creative process by generating numerous sketches and design plans around a single design concept.
  4. Produce original art works in a variety of media.
  5. Demonstrate basic technical proficiency in the media introduced in class.
  6. Use accurate vocabulary of art and design terms when discussing works.
  7. Participate in a respectful, honest and scholarly manner during critiques.
  8. Experience and critique (both orally and in writing) other artists' work in a studio, gallery, technological, print or exhibit setting.
  9. Reflect on the work of professional artists through artwork analysis.
MnTC goal areas:
  • 2. Critical Thinking
  • 6. The Humanities and Fine Arts

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