When good calligraphy doesn’t make for a good project, it might be an overall design problem.
Local artist and teacher, Jim Prokell, will be giving a class, “Graphic Designer’s Perspective”.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
10 AM – 4 PM
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 18, 2011
- Brief Introduction
- The Artist role & responsibilities
- Architecture & Mathematics: Sciences & Music
- Audience(s) & Clients-the artist in a business landscape, dancing with clients
Exercises: Exploring visual vocabularies & principles their possibilities & effects
- Space Relationships, Proportions & Rhythms
- Design principles applied
- The power of white space
- Page design and the Bauhaus
- Textures, weights, tensions & balance
- Creating successful page solutions-QUICKLY
- Designing with positive & negative space
Exercises: Introducing the Pentagram/Push Pin/Lubalin Experience…
- Transforming Letters & Symbols into thoughts
- Words and visual forms-their communication impact & moods
- Solving single page design problems
- Challenging safe solutions—“Letting Go”
- Trusting your decisions
Jim Prokell Bio
With a background in painting and teaching, Jim has earned more than 100 graphic design awards in regional, national and international competitions. His paintings and sculptures-from monumental bronzes to oils and water colors, portraits and landscapes-hold pride of place in a myriad of public and private collections across the country.
Tools and supply list will be provided to registrants.