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The Language of Drawing & Painting

Drawing & Painting Class

Rather than focus on drawing a “thing” realistically, they explored the elements and principles of design as their subject matter to create their own visual universe.  Automatic drawing created the raw material of shapes in this black and white mixed media design problem

Essential questions included:
  • How is personal mark making related to drawing?
  • What are some design strategies to create a dynamic composition?
 

 
Challenge
Create a focal point, contrast, spatial effects, movement.

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Student's black and white mixed media design
Amalia
Student's black and white mixed media design
Alex
Student's black and white mixed media design
Mollie
Student's black and white mixed media design
Emma
Student's black and white mixed media design
Alyssa
Student's black and white mixed media design
Irene
Student's black and white mixed media design
Kanita
Student's black and white mixed media design
Chloe
Student's black and white mixed media design
Guinevere
Student's black and white mixed media design
Eva
Student's black and white mixed media design
Andrew
 
Student's black and white mixed media design
Ned
Student's black and white mixed media design
Conner
Student's black and white mixed media design
Rabekkah