Designed for courses in Creativity, Two-, Three- or Four-Dimensional Design, Launching the Imagination offers a comprehensive framework on which students, teachers, and administrators can build. The approach in this third edition is refined, distilled, and updated, using over 600 examples drawn from traditional and contemporary sources. Interviews of artists and designers, known as Profiles, introduce students to working processes, career choices, and criteria for excellence from a remarkable group of masters.Launching the Imagination is available in a comprehensive volume treating 2D design, Creativity and Problem-solving, 3D design, and time-based (4D) design; or in split volumes containing either 2D or 3D design, plus the material on Creativity and Problem-solving.This edition of Launching the Imagination moves the content of the Core Concepts in Art CD-ROM to the Online Learning Center. With free access, this website, which engages students interactively with the elements and principles of art through numerous interactive exercises, has been re-organized and expanded.
Preface Introduction PART 1: TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 1: BASIC ELEMENTS 2: THE ELEMENT OF COLOR 3: PRINCIPLES OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 4: ILLUSION OF SPACE AND ILLUSION OF MOTION 2: CONCEPTS AND CRITICAL THINKING 5: CULTIVATING CREATIVITY 6: PROBLEM SEEKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 7: DEVELOPING CRITICAL THINKING 8: CONSTRUCTING MEANING PART 3: THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 9: ELEMENTS OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 10 PRINCIPLES OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 11: MATERIALS AND METHODS 12: PHYSICAL AND CEREBRAL 4: TIME DESIGN 13: ASPECTS AND ELEMENTS OF TIME 14: NARRATIVE AND NON-NARRATIVE 15: INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS Glossary Credits Index