Art and Design

ART 126

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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates

Section NoStart Date
147110August 25, 2014

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Basic Design 2

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ART 106 with emphasis on further development of concepts and refinement of skills. In addition to strengthening their own visual communication skills, students also learn to evaluate work of other artists and designers in terms of design cohesiveness.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts can function within society.
  • Explore the application of design principles to applied art and fine art disciplines.
  • Explore the relationship between two-dimensional design and three-dimensional design.
  • Apply the elements and principles of design to create effective three-dimensional design.
  • Apply color theory to convey distinctly different moods to compositions.
  • Create a three-dimensional composition from a two-dimensional work by another artist.
  • Apply design principles for the purpose of advertising a product or event.
  • Analyze the design strategies used to create unity in existing work.
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