ART1107 - Foundations of Art, 2-D

3 (2/1/0)
Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 6. This course is an introduction to creative thinking, interpretation and self-expression. Students will explore basic two-dimensional elements and principles through the use of various media, tools, materials and processes. Color theory will be introduced.
  1. Apply formal elements of art and principles of design including theories of color, spatial relationships and perception to works of arts.
  2. Develop skills in manipulating two-dimensional materials and explore a variety of methods and effects.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of multiple art media.
  4. Produce a series of art works to illustrate exposure to and competency in two-dimensional art making.
  5. Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of design in all two-dimensional artworks.
  6. Demonstrate an increased appreciation of the vital role and value the fine arts and humanities have on the development of culture.
  7. Explain and evaluate the effectiveness of personal artwork and the work of others through critique.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety issues within the discipline.
Goal Areas
2. Critical Thinking
6. The Humanities and Fine Arts
Degrees that use this course

Art Transfer Pathway

Associate of Fine Arts (AFA)

Visual Arts