2-D Design Class, Summer 2015 – Part I

I thought for a while that I wanted to do art professionally, in illustration or graphic design. I’m shooting now for a Master of Accountancy degree, but who knows. Psychologists and Human Development researchers say that adulthood starts around 25, so I still have a few years to fudge around with life.

Over the summer, I took a class for 2-D design and I loved it. The class itself was not a teach-me-how-to-art class, more like a figure-out-what-art-means class. I learned about the idea of significant form and the principles of color and formal structure and all that great stuff. I didn’t improve execution any, but I really believe my sense of good design has grown.

Here’s my example of semi-formal structure.

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in red, brown, teal, and gold cheapo Speedball inks
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ooh, shiny.

 

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overlaid with sharp white boxes in photoshop
2-D Design Class, Summer 2015 – Part I