AUTHORS: Lauer/Pentak - ©2012
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 (available separately), which provides an interactive eBook, studio art demonstrations, and interactive exercises that help you explore the foundations of art.