Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Continuing Education Course



College Preparation: 2D Design


This course introduces elements and principles of two-dimensional design using graphite, acrylic, and collage. Explore the basics of visual communication and visual literacy while creating drawings, paintings, and mixed-media. Course covers the elements of design including point, line, form, shape, space, movement, color, pattern, and texture. Includes the study of the principles of design such as balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, and unity used to organize the elements. Advice and direction is provided to those students preparing a portfolio for Otis or other college art programs. Includes a guest lecture by a counselor from Otis’ Admissions Office who offers information on college requirements.

Prerequisite: Drawing experience preferred, but not required

First Class Materials: Scissors, Glue, 18" x 24” white Strathmore paper pad, pencil, ruler, eraser, 8 or more different sheets of black, white, grey, silver, aluminum foil, or patterned papers. Find fun, strange and exciting ones. No newsprint or color.

IMPORTANT:
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPFP1175
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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