Higher Education

Design Basics: 2D and 3D, 8th Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Stephen Pentak Ohio State University, Emeritus
  • Richard Roth Virginia Commonwealth University
  • David A. Lauer College of Alameda, Emeritus
  • ISBN-10: 0495909971  |  ISBN-13: 9780495909972
  • 528 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $130.25
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Overview

DESIGN BASICS, the market-leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! DESIGN BASICS: 2D and 3D presents art fundamentals in two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. Icons throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook.

Features and Benefits

  • A flexible, modular organization enables instructors to use the text in any sequence. Each concept is covered in a two- to four-page spread, providing students with a resource and support that they can rely on throughout their art education and beyond.
  • A stunning full-color illustration program features an extensive variety of culturally diverse artworks, as well as examples from classic iconic works to contemporary visual culture.

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.
Part III: 3D.
14. 3D Design Introduction.
15. Ideas and Approaches.
16. 3D Design Elements.
17. 3D Design Principles.
18. Material.
19. Structure.
20. Function.
21. Figuration.
22. Forming and Fabrication.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Photographic Sources.
Index.

What's New

  • 3D coverage provides the elements and principles, and it provides inspiration through coverage of sculpture, kinetic art, architecture, installations, industrial design, and fiber art.
  • Hundreds of new images feature more 2D contemporary art and design.
  • Coverage of visual culture encourages students to see the elements and principles of design in the world around them, such as icons, ads, web pages, animation and auto design. New graphic design sources from posters to typography also are included in this edition.
  • The new edition features expanded coverage on texture, spatial relationships, implied motion, and color palettes.
  • Two paintings by Gerome and Picasso, with a similar subject but contrasting realism and abstraction, are used throughout to compare and contrast visual language or style.

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  • Non-Media Edition

    ISBN-10: 1133310400 | ISBN-13: 9781133310402

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Instructor Supplements

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Design Basics: 3D  (ISBN-10: 0495915785 | ISBN-13: 9780495915782)

DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design.

List Price = $118.95  | CengageBrain Price = $118.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.00

Design Basics  (ISBN-10: 0495915777 | ISBN-13: 9780495915775)

DESIGN BASICS is a best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course. 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. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. The diversity of illustrations now includes more examples from visual culture, encouraging students to see these principles in the world around them. Icons appearing throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate, which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook.

List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $122.75

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1428272267 | ISBN-13: 9781428272262)

Cengage Learning's Art CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study tools, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Use Engagement Tracker to monitor student engagement in the course and watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. An interactive eBook allows students to take notes, highlight, search and interact with text-specific embedded media (such as quizzes, flashcards, and videos). Resources include "In the Studio" video demonstrations of studio art techniques, filmed in college art classrooms to allow students to see art and design concepts applied in a familiar setting, as well as image flashcards, interactive foundations tutorials, chapter quizzes, and research assignments and design projects. Icons appear throughout the text, with active links in the eBook, to make it easier for students to know when to refer to specific modules for additional practice.

List Price = $79.00  | CengageBrain Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.00

Design Basics: 2D and 3D  (ISBN-10: 1133310400 | ISBN-13: 9781133310402)

DESIGN BASICS, the market-leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! DESIGN BASICS: 2D and 3D presents art fundamentals in two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. Icons throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook.

List Price = $191.95  | CengageBrain Price = $191.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $144.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133310419 | ISBN-13: 9781133310419)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with DESIGN BASICS: 2D AND 3D, 8th Edition.

List Price = $116.00  | CengageBrain Price = $116.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00

CourseMate with Art Studio Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1428271880 | ISBN-13: 9781428271883)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes online with CourseMate. You will find image flashcards, "In the Studio" videos demonstrating a variety of techniques, interactive foundations tutorials, chapter quizzes, research assignments and design projects. Icons appear throughout the text, with active links in the eBook to make it easier for you to know when to refer to specific modules for additional practice.

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List Price = $116.00  | CengageBrain Price = $116.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00

Design Basics: 3D  (ISBN-10: 0495915785 | ISBN-13: 9780495915782)

DESIGN BASICS: 3D is not only an excellent resource that will help you succeed in the classroom but it is also an exceptional tool that will assist you as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your career. Filled with examples from nature, art, architecture, design, the crafts, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Using visual examples from different time periods and various cultures, the authors present each concept in a full-color, two-page spread, making the book easy to use as a quick reference and source of ideas.

List Price = $118.95  | CengageBrain Price = $118.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.00

Design Basics  (ISBN-10: 0495915777 | ISBN-13: 9780495915775)

DESIGN BASICS, a best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course, will help you do your best in this course and will be a great resource as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your career. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of good design. Using visual examples from different time periods and various cultures, the authors present each concept in a full-color, two-page spread, making the book easy to use as a quick reference and source of ideas. Icons appearing throughout prompt you to access CourseMate, which provides an interactive eBook, studio art demonstrations, and interactive exercises that help you explore the foundations of art.

List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $122.75

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1428272267 | ISBN-13: 9781428272262)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate. You will find image flashcards, "In the Studio" videos demonstrating a variety of techniques, interactive foundations tutorials, chapter quizzes, and research assignments and design projects. Icons appear throughout the text, with active links in the eBook, to make it easier for you to know when to refer to specific modules for additional practice.

List Price = $79.00  | CengageBrain Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.00

Design Basics: 2D and 3D  (ISBN-10: 1133310400 | ISBN-13: 9781133310402)

DESIGN BASICS, the market leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! This text is an excellent resource that will help you succeed in the classroom, as well as an exceptional tool that will assist you as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your career. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this text demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of good design. Using visual examples from different time periods and various cultures, the authors present each concept in a full-color, two-page spread, making the book easy to use as a quick reference and source of ideas. Icons appearing throughout prompt you to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides an interactive eBook, studio art demonstrations, and interactive exercises that help you explore the foundations of art.

List Price = $191.95  | CengageBrain Price = $191.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $144.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Stephen Pentak

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 artist at Delfina Studios in London, and Glasgow School of Art. Mr. Pentak's recent solo exhibitions include shows at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in New York and Susan Street in San Diego. He is co-author of COLOR BASICS as well as DESIGN BASICS. www.stephenpentak.com.

Richard Roth

Richard Roth received his BFA from The Cooper Union and his MFA from Tyler School of Art. He is a Professor in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is co-author of COLOR BASICS and co-editor of BEAUTY IS NOWHERE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN ART AND DESIGN. Roth is an artist and designer with an international exhibition record. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

David A. Lauer

David A. Lauer is Emeritus Professor of Art at the College of Alameda.