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Course Description

This course covers a wide range of space and surface related theory and practice, including how 3D objects occupy positive and negative space, the 2D versus 3D dimensional art and planning spheres and more. During the length of the course and afterwards, you will have all of the skills you need to create works that understand the realms of perspective, planning and how elements fit into their natural and man-made environments.


Kevin Anderson, Associate Professor

Francine Jones, Associate Professor

What You’ll Learn

  • Space and surface in the 2D and 3D realms and how these can be used to shape a building and the space around it.

  • Picture plane planning that allows you to use the paper of surface of your canvas to extend perspective and create new lines of understanding.

  • Composition and the value of organization and placement of elements on the picture plane.

  • Focal points and planning in order to direct the user eye to the right element.

Entry Requirements

Students wishing to enroll in this program will need to have passed Calculus 101 and have a background in geometry.


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