Welcome to 2D Digital Design with Madara Mason!
STEP ONE: Visit our Slack Channel and introduce yourself. Then, return here.
STEP TWO: Read the Syllabus
Getting StartedEnds September 2
Setting up your accounts and preparing for the semester. Test submissions.
Figure & Ground
Ends September 9
Figure and ground are two extremely basic concepts you need to know.
Frame & Surface
Ends September 12
Choosing a the right frame and surface can make a big difference in your work.
Mark & LineEnds September 19
It may seem simple enough, but some artists can convey more in a line than others can in a lifetime.
Ends September 29
At the heart of many contemporary forms lies this basic structure.
PatternEnds October 3
Pattern can create a sense of rhythm and can also help harmonize elements.
TextureEnds October 10
Texture can be real, but it can be merely suggested as well.
Asymmetry & BalanceEnds October 17
Too much symmetry can bore your viewer, but a lack of balance is just as bad.
Motion & EmotionEnds October 24
How do we depict motion? Is there any connection to emotion when we do so?
MidTerm ProjectEnds October 31
This portfolio will eventually become your Final Project as well!
Color & ValueEnds November 7
One of my favorite topics and one of the most powerful tools in art.
Time & SpaceEnds November 14
Time and space aren’t just for physicists. Artist must have a command of these topics.
Transparency & Opacity
Ends November 30
Get a hold on using transparency as both a tool and a concept.
Unity & CoherenceEnds December 5
Putting it all together.
Final ProjectAbsolutely Ends December 14