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Design Basics 9th Edition

Stephen Pentak | David A. Lauer

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Overview

A national best seller, DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in short segments, making this resource easy for students to refer to while they work, and giving instructors flexibility in organizing the course. The authors provide diverse, two-dimensional visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures for all elements and principles of design. The ninth edition features stunning new examples of painting, graphic design, architecture, and new media to help students recognize the language of design in everyday life. Icons prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, video interviews, interactive exercises, and an interactive eBook.

Stephen Pentak, Ohio State University, Emeritus

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.

David A. Lauer, College of Alameda, Emeritus

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

MindTap® is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.

  • A flexible, modular organization enables you 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 that range from classic iconic works to contemporary visual culture.
  • Coverage of visual culture encourages students to see the elements and principles of design in the icons, ads, web pages, animation, auto design, and other aspects of the world around them.

Design Basics

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.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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ISBN: 9781305114364
The Instructor Companion Site for DESIGN BASICS, 9E includes Cognero® computerized testing and Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides with lecture outlines and images that can be used as offered or customized by importing personal lecture slides or other material. Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content. You can create multiple test versions instantly and deliver them through your LMS, from your classroom, or wherever you may be. No special installs or downloads are required.

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Cengage Learning's CourseMate with eBook brings the text to life with study tools that enhance student understanding, including chapter concepts videos narrated by the author, quizzes, image flashcards, and interactive foundations modules. CourseMate also offers in-depth video interviews with painter Sydney Licht and architect Jonathan Poore, video demonstrations of studio art techniques, links to related art and design websites, and dozens of design projects and research assignments. The interactive eBook provides an integrated, one-stop approach to accessing this edition's robust digital content and allows students to take notes, highlight, and search. Icons in the eBook serve as active links to specific resources to make it easier for them to know when to refer to specific modules for additional practice.

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ISBN: 9781305100053
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 the digital version of your book, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes online with CourseMate. You will find chapter concepts videos narrated by the author, chapter quizzes, image flashcards, and interactive foundations modules. CourseMate also provides in-depth video interviews with painter Sydney Licht and architect Jonathan Poore, video demonstrations of studio art techniques, links to explore related art and design websites, and dozens of design projects and research assignments. Icons in the eBook serve as active links to specific resources to make it easier for you to know when to refer to specific modules for additional practice.