Two Dimensional Design

Two-dimensional design teaches the student how to compose by manipulating essential elements and principles that determine the effective use of the picture plane in all art.


Two-dimensional composition in achromatic value and color using the elements and principles of art and design. Emphasis on vocabulary, theory, and analysis of the formal elements and principles as they apply to studio projects in design for all disciplines of the arts. Off-campus assignments may be required.


Color theory and relationships of pigment and light. Emphasis on color harmonies, color matching, the effects of light, color perception and expression in their application to design and composition and as used in all disciplines of the arts.