Design Basics by Stephen PentakDesign Basics by Stephen Pentak

Design Basics

byStephen Pentak, David A. Lauer

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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Filled with hundreds of stunning examples of successful two-dimensional design, this how-to book explains design theory and gives students the tools needed to create successful designs. DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work.
Stephen Pentak received his BA from Union College in New York, and his MFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. He is Professor Emeritus of Art, and a past Associate Dean of the College of the Arts at Ohio State University. He has been the recipient of four Ohio Arts Council Fellowships and he has been a visiting resident art...
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Title:Design BasicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10.6 × 8.8 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1285858220

ISBN - 13:9781285858227

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Table of Contents

Part I: DESIGN PRINCIPLES.1. Design Process.2. Unity.3. Emphasis and Focal Point.4. Scale/Proportion.5. Balance.6. Rhythm.Part II: DESIGN ELEMENTS.7. Line.8. Shape/Volume.9. Pattern and Texture.10. Illusion of Space.11. Illusion of Motion.12. Value.13. Color.