Fundamental principles of design will be taught through analysis, formal aspects of visual composition and a series of projects. We will explore the role of the design elements in paintings in the western civilization and learn how to use the summery of golden mean, the phi and golden rectangle in creating two and three dimensional compositions.


  • Sketch book 9 X 12 inch
  • Drawing pencil set
  • Pastels
  • black and with construction paper
  • oil pastels
  • geometry set
  • pens
  • scissors
  • metal ruler
  • drafting tape
  • tracing pads
  • clear push pins
  • x-Acto knife with #11 blade
  • portable cutting mat
  • graphic arts adhesive
  • Each Studio problem may require specific materials not mention above.