Investigate contour line using only horizontal, vertical, circular, and diagonal directions. Additinally, students are expected to experiement with line variation such as broken line, etc. This project will introduce you to proper use of materials, craftsmanship, and basic design elements such as unity, variety, and balance. Reading will be announced.
Bristol Board (smooth) 9 x 14 inches
Triangular Transparent Ruler
18 or 24 inch Ruler
Concept (idea, what
you are investigating)
-Are you following the concept of project?
- Does your work conceptually stimulate the viewer?
- Neatness, precision, Intelligent and crafty use of the medium.
-Originality, problem solving, developed idea
-Are you considering basic design elements like, balance, weight, unity, rhythm, repetition, and variety.
-Does the project seem complete, developed/evolved, and well executed?
Below are examples
from Wucius Wong's, "Principles of Form and Design"
Take note of the various options available to you, consider Direction, Space, Position, and Gravity (emphasize the strengths)