Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 386 Space, Color, and Light in Design Form Making

5 credits
This course provides a survey of how color and light affect form and the perception of space. Students will explore aspects of color theory, learn principles of 2D/3D/4D design, and understand how to manipulate light and shadows. Studies of how 2D graphics translate into 3D spaces will be explored. The dynamics of space and how it effects time and motion will also be covered.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD program or instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the principles and differences between 2, 3 and 4 dimensional design formats
  • Demonstrate familiarity with contemporary technologies for virtual representation
  • Identify effective strategies for translating physical form into virtual form and vice versa
  • Describe the historical relevance and evolution of material and form making in the built industry
  • Produce a comprehensive portfolio artifact and process document
  • Employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20