Thursday, May 17, 2018

Your final decorative....

Your final decorative is due May 21st.

It must be on 9 by 12 inch paper.

You must demonstrate in your work rhythm, pattern, and repetition.

There must be a one inch border.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tight sketches due May 15th

Tight Sketches will be due next Tuesday!

Again, decorative art is defined by use of repeated pattern and shapes.

Use of typography is also found in decorative art.

Shapes can create rhythm and pattern.

Your final will be due May 21st.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Project Proposal

These are the questions you need to answer in your proposal/contract.

Name: We need to know who you are.
Project Title: Giving a title helps give you a purpose. Though you can change the name anytime.
Concept: What are you making? This gives you a target or a focus to develop for.
Why: Is the reason this is important. If you can't figure this out you need a new concept. This also helps establish a hierarchy in your image (Your three bears.) This can also help develop a foreground, middle ground, and back ground.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Todd Slater Decorative Art...

Todd Slater is a decorative artist who also does gig posters.

He uses color to harmonize the variety of animals in this picture of a peacock. The repetition creates a rhythm and pattern that becomes decorative.

Sometimes there is both a warm and cool version of a poster as the artists explores their options of what works best.

Examined closely you can really appreciate the decorative use of line and repeated shapes used by Slater in his work to create rhythm and pattern.

Please finish drawing the decorative illustration below...

Friday, April 20, 2018

Introduction of to Decorative illustration through the eyes of Si Scott

Typography is usually carefully crafted and constructed. It is the architecture of the 2-Dimensional world. Usually when we think of architecture we think of buildings or houses. Typography or letter forms house ideas, they are the bridge of communication. Some ideas like some bridges are more fancy than others. A way of making things fancier or more "ornate" is to add ornamentation. This is done through lines or shapes.

Even organic creatures can be made ornate or decorative. Not all decorative art has ornamentation, but the elaborate line work of Si Scott seems to be his signature style.

You can even make whole letters or phrases decorative.

You should try drawing the Sea Horse for extra credit.