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Jul 10, 2015 by Katelyn Hensel (khensel)
CDE 1090 : Design Fundamentals I
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:36:15 GMT
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 01:35:35 GMT
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Corcoran Design (CDE)
Corcoran Digital Media Design (CDM)
Corcoran Graphic Design (CGD)
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DMD-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Digital Media Design
GD-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Field of Graphic Design
GD-MINOR: Graphic Design
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In The Catalog Prerequisites:
CDM 2300 : Motion Graphics I: After Effects
In The Catalog Description:
CDE 1091 : Design Fundamentals II
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
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Design Fundamentals I
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Design Fundamentals I
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An introduction to the visual components that serve as fundamental principles in the field of design. The study, classification, and application of Gestalt theories of perception, color systems for designers, and pattern making. Design methodology, processes, and language; the critique process; project workflow; professional practices and presentation; and digital software and hand craft tools. Students create 2D and 3D forms and learn how to use materials in design projects.
By the end of this course, students will be:
1) proficient in demonstrating an understanding of gestalt principles through application and analysis, and in the application of gestalt principles in three dimensions.
2) Proficient in demonstrate an understanding of gestalt principles through application and analysis, and in the application of color theory
3) Fluency in 2D and 3D abstract forms analysis and application.
4) Demonstrate proficiency level skills in page layout software Adobe InDesign.
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