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Designed for courses in Creativity, Two-, Three- or Four-Dimensional Design, Launching the Imagination offers a comprehensive framework on which students, teachers, and administrators can build. The approach in this third edition is refined, distilled, and updated, using over 600 examples drawn from traditional and contemporary sources. Interviews of artists and designers, known as Profiles, introduce students to working processes, career choices, and criteria for excellence from a remarkable group of masters. Launching the Imagination is available in a comprehensive volume treating 2D design, Creativity and Problem-solving, 3D design, and time-based (4D) design; or in split volumes containing either 2D or 3D design, plus the material on Creativity and Problem-solving.This edition of Launching the Imagination moves the content of the Core Concepts in Art CD-ROM to the Online Learning Center. With free access, this website, which engages students interactively with the elements and principles of art through numerous interactive exercises, has been re-organized and expanded.
Table of Contents
|Line Shape Texture Value Profile: Phillia Yi, Printmaker|
|The Element of Color|
|Composing with Color|
|Color, Emotion, and Expression|
|Profile: Ann Baddley Keister, Fiber Artist|
|Principles of Two-Dimensional Design|
|Unity and Variety Balance Scale and Proportion Rhythm Movement Emphasis|
|Illusion Of Space And Illusion of Motion|
|Creating the Illusion of Space|
|Animated Space: ConstructingMulan|
|The Illusion of Movement|
|Concepts and Critical Thinking|
|Design and Creativity Seven Characteristics of Creative Thinking Goal Setting Time Management|
|Problem Seeking and Problem Solving|
|Problem Seeking Convergent and Divergent Thinking Brainstorming Visual Research Variations on a Theme|
|An Open Mind Habits of Mind|
|Habits of Work|
|Developing Critical Thinking|
|Establishing Criteria Form, Subject, and Contents Stop, Look, Listen, Learn|
|Types of Critiques Developing a Long-Term Project Turn up the Heat: Pushing Your Project's Potential Concept and Composition Accepting Responsibility|
|Building Bridges Purpose and Intent Context Connections Aesthetics Drama|
|Each chapter includes: Key Questions interspersed throughout, Summaries, and Key Terms|
|Students who buy the Third Edition will have access to McGraw-Hill's|
|MyArtStudio, a website with dozens of interactions that allow students to study and experiment with various elements and principles of art, and to view videos of art techniques and artists at work|
|(This website is adapted from the Core Concepts CD-ROM of the previous two editions. The new online format is redesigned and is now even easier to use.)|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|