Design Basics, Multimedia Edition (with ArtExperience CD-ROM) / Edition 6

Design Basics, Multimedia Edition (with ArtExperience CD-ROM) / Edition 6

by David A. Lauer, Stephen Pentak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495128457

ISBN-13: 9780495128458

Pub. Date: 01/04/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course, DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures…  See more details below

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The best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course, DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design, and the diversity of illustrations now includes more examples from nature and non-art sources, encouraging students to see these principles in the world around them. This multimedia edition contains all the material found in the stand-alone text and in addition includes icons throughout directing the reader to explore the elements and foundations of art through the interactive exercises found on the ArtExperience: Fundamentals CD-ROM.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495128458
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/04/2006
Edition description:
Multimedia Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: DESIGN PRINCIPLES. 1. Design Process. 2. Unity. 3. Emphasis and Focal Point. 4. Scale/Proportion. 5. Balance. 6. Rhythm. Part II: DESIGN ELEMENTS. 7. Line. 8. Shape/Volume. 9. Texture. 10. Illusion of Space. 11. Illusion of Motion. 12. Value. 13. Color. Glossary.

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