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Designed for courses in Creativity, Two-, Three- or Four-Dimensional Design,Launching the Imaginationoffers 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 asProfiles, introduce students to working processes, career choices, and criteria for excellence from a remarkable group of masters. Launching the Imaginationis 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 ofLaunching the Imaginationmoves 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
|Basic Elements Line Shape Texture Value Profile|
|The Element Of Color|
|Color Interaction Defining Color|
|Color Schemes Composing with Color|
|Color, Emotion, and Expression Profile|
|Principles Of Two-Dimensional Design|
|Unity and Variety Balance Scale and Proportion Rhythm Movement Emphasis Profile:|
|Illusion Of Space And|
|Illusion Of Motion Creating the Illusion of Space Animated Space: Constructing Mulan|
|The Illusion of Movement Profile:|
|Concepts And Critical Thinking|
|Design and Creativity Seven Characteristics of Creative Thinking Goal Setting Time|
|Management Profile: Nancy Callahan, Artist; and Diane Gallo, Writer|
|Problem Seeking And Problem|
|Seeking Convergent and Divergent Thinking|
|Brainstorming Visual Research Variations on a Theme An Open|
|Mind Habits of Mind Habits of Work Profile:|
|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 Profile: Bob Dacey, Illustrator|
|Constructing Meaning Building Bridges|
|Purpose and Intent Context Connections Aesthetics Drama Profile:|
|Elements Of Three-Dimensional Design Defining Form|
|Form and Function Orthographic Projection|
|Degrees of Dimensionality Line Plane|
|Volume Mass Space Texture Light Color Time|
|The Complexity of Three-Dimensional Design Profile: Rick Paul, Sculptor|
|Principles Of Three-Dimensional Design|
|Unity and Variety Balance Scale Proportion|
|Emphasis Repetition and Rhythm Profile:|
|Materials And Methods Choice of Materials Connections Transitions|
|Traditional Materials, Contemporary Uses Student Materials Materials and Meanings Profile|
|Physical And Cerebral|
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