Sketchbook Warehouse

COMD 415

Electives

This class will explore and examine the commercial viability of the work of sketchbooks. The sketchbook will be understood as a repository for ideas and explorations, which will ultimately make up a personal vision. In turn it can be used as a presentable, comprehensive, finished, work of art, which is also essentially a warehouse of commercial potential. Students will be given a theme every week, which will be open to interpretation in their sketchbooks. The themes will be broad enough to allow for personal exploration but will demand conceptual problem solving. In class assignments will further the students' understanding of composition, drawing, painting, mix media, typography, and problem solving. Drawing from the model will serve as a basis for studying and experimenting with abstraction, composition, form, gesture, new and experimental media, and personal expression.



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