/Imaging : Language
Taught By: Ginger Levant
Drawing / Imaging explores how meaning is constructed and communicated through two-dimensional images. In this course you will use both traditional drawing techniques and digital imaging methods to consider the conceptual, aesthetic and formal qualities of visual representation. You will be encouraged to make work that feels risky and unknown and to work in ways that are unfamiliar. As you build skills of observation and representation, you will be guided through a process of attempting, failing and learning to trust.
Drawing is a multidisciplinary tool. It is a form of thinking that can be used to help us see, imagine, strategize or give shape to an idea. This course will introduce you to a range of materials and media from charcoal and pencil to collage and photography, as well as Illustrator and Photoshop. Sketchbooks will be used to brainstorm, experiment, process and pursue curiosities. Alongside studio based projects, the class has regular discussions, critique and written responses. Writing and conversation will place images in an historical and cultural context and create space for an exchange of ideas. The skills developed in this course are foundational to all majors and disciplines.
This section will be framed through the keyword “language.”
What can signs and symbols convey? How do visual images enhance or create meaning? In this class students will address these questions by using the concrete elements of design and observational drawing to explore and develop a visual language.
College: Parsons School of Design (PS)
Department: Parsons First Year (PUFY)
Campus: New York City (GV)
Course Format: Seminar (R)
Max Enrollment: 12
Add/Drop Deadline: February 3, 2020 (Monday)
Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)
Seats Available: Yes
*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:00am 12/7/2019 EST