This studio course is an introduction to the visual elements and principles of design that are present in all 2-D and 3-D art. Emphasis in this course is on problem solving, critical understanding of the basic visual elements, and communication in a visual language. The format of the course is 2-dimensional with examples of applying the visual elements and principles to 3-dimensional forms. Students should expect and plan to spend additional time working on their projects each week outside of scheduled class time. General Education: Artisitic Expression