This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art. Additional supplies at a cost of approximately $150 will be needed to successfully complete required projects for this course. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.