The eighth session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 22. We shared the last collection of cardboard creations, discussed the results of the last assignment Find A Design Need, viewed another slideshow of What ifs, and had a guest visitor, Valérie Richter, who shared her explorations in color relationships. See the full post for class photos and a full recap.
The seventh session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 15. We discussed recent media coverage of innovative and influential designers; shared more On A Roll creations; critiqued the homework; and Dick revealed the final assignment for the class, Find a Design Need. Please view the whole post for photos, links, and class materials.
The sixth session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 8. The class had more cardboard creations to share, which led to a brainstorming on What if’s for each project. We viewed another collection of inspiring What If images, and Dick critiqued the latest homework, and talked about how to Exploit the designs for next week’s homework. See the full post for a detailed summary, class photos, and handouts.
The second session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, January 11. We critiqued the various homework assignments; heard from Dick on ‘heuristics’ and the 6 phases of creative problem-solving; and explored further the meaning of a ‘module’ and how to create designs that are not ‘freaks’! Read the full class post for handouts, visuals, and more information.
The sixth session of the Advanced Drawing and Composition class for Winter 2016 was held on Wednesday, February 17. We went over our second composition assignment, discussed the importance of creative problem solving and how it affects composition, and watched a brief slide show on how the reigning beliefs shaped the aesthetic results of the Greek, Gothic, and Renaissance eras, among others. Please enjoy the full post, with audio and video provided by Valérie.
One of Dick’s former students shared this video with him. He called it “absolutely amazing” and asked me to share it with you.