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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here.
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Fundamentals of 2-Dimensional Design


This foundation level course provides a thorough introduction to design for the beginner through the application and understanding of 2-dimensional elements and principles. Course offers preparation for beginners and professionals in several design areas. Weekly achromatic (non-color) projects deal with fundamentals of line, space, directional movement, balance, value, texture, pattern, perspective and monochromes. Confidence in hand skills is developed and a final project in the student's area of interest is required. Students gain exposure to a range of current and historical design forms. Class includes studio time, slide lectures, and critique.

Prerequisite: None (may be taken concurrently with XGRD1101 Color Theory & Design).

Randy Osherow's First class materials: Sketchbook, Pencil, Ruler, medium and broad point black felt markers

Caroline Blake's First class materials: 8 1/2" x 11" paper, 2H pencil, 2" x 18" clear plastic grid ruler, black chisel-point marker, micro fine-line black pen, pencil sharpener, eraser, Pentel brand fine-point white correction pen, 3M correction tape (1/4" or smaller)

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Foundation Course
Instructor: Caroline Blake
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  December 05, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 28, 2015
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35220 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35221 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35222 $1320 Add to Cart
13 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2 Foundation Course
Instructor: Randy Osherow
Meeting Day(s): Thursday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 17, 2015  -  December 10, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 26, 2015
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35223 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35224 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35225 $1320 Add to Cart
5 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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