Orientation

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Foundations and Fundamentals

Reading Assignments:

  1. Jerry Saltz: 33 Rules for Artists
  2. Steal Like An Artist
  3. The Artist’s Way

Week 1: Style + Influence

Video Lessons:
  1. Christine Nishiyama’s Art School Bootcamp:  Ideas into Art, Art History, Finding Your Style (Skillshare)
  2. Parts 1 + 2 of “Treasure Hunt Your Style” (Creativebug)
Art Practice:
  • Style treasure-hunt/ mood board

Week 2: Elements of Design

Video Lessons:
  1. Dylan M’s Level Up Your Art Game (Skillshare)
  2. Graphic Design Basics (Skillshare)
  3. Treasure Hunt Your Artistic Style, Parts 3-5 (Creativebug)
Art Practice:
  • Original example of each element

Week 3: Principles of Design

Video Lessons:
  1. Dylan M’s Level Up Your Art Game (Skillshare)
  2. Graphic Design Basics (Skillshare)
Art Practice:
  • Original example of each principle

Week 4: Intro to Drawing

Video Lessons:
  1. Christine Nishiyama’s Art School Bootcamp: CompositionGestureColor (Skillshare)
Art Practice:
  • Mini-portfolio of work-to-date + analysis

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