Anne Hayden Stevens
Exploration of fundamental visual phenomena as defined by relationship and context. Compositional studies that allow for analysis of line, form, mass, tonality, and color. Exercises begin with subject interpretation and translation, progress to abstraction, and conclude with a series of variations on a visual theme. Offered: AWSp.
The focus of this course is on personal and direct exploration of ideas through the creation of 2 dimensional works. THe goal is to develop your ability to create, perceive, and interpret 2 dimensional images.
Critique and discussion in studio. Assignments will be exploratory, with some precendent examples of color relationships and composition presented prior to beginning the assignment.
Class Assignments and Grading
In-class work will generally be short exercises that lead into longer out-of-class projects. Readings will be project-centered.
In-class participation; effort; and engagement with project constraints and possibilities.