Foundations of Art and Design: An Enhanced Media Edition (with Art CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) available in Other Format
FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN: AN ENHANCED MEDIA EDITION has a logical and structured organization, moving from micro to macro topics, enabling readers to build on ideas and concepts of design, and better understand the material. Hundreds of examples of contemporary and classic art, along with the book's unique visual glossaries, make this text an ideal foundation of design principles. This new Enhanced Edition includes "Project" boxes which show examples of how you can apply key points from the chapters' content. In addition, Art CourseMate, featuring an interactive eBook and a wealth of online resources, is now available for this text.
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About the Author
Lois Fichner-Rathus is professor of art in the Department of Art and Art History of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture, as well as the theory and foundations of art and design. Dr. Fichner-Rathus is also the author of the Cengage Learning textbooks UNDERSTANDING ART and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She teaches study-abroad programs in Paris, Rome, Spain, and Cuba and resides in New York.
Table of Contents
1. The Creative Impulse. 2. Line. 3. Shape. 4. Value. 5. Color. 6. Texture. 7. Space. 8. Time and Motion. 9. Unity and Variety. 10. Emphasis and Focal Point. 11. Balance and Rhythm. 12. Scale and Proportion. Visual Glossary of Style. Visual Glossary of Mediums.