Course Description

In this studio class, use various techniques and materials to explore the fundamentals of two-dimensional imagery and three-dimensional objects in space. Study design elements such as line, shape, form, unity, balance, colour, texture and space. Develop an understanding of design. A supply list is provided at the first class.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Increase their knowledge of design principles and elements related to pictorial and three-dimensional spaces
  • Develop skills by engaging in hands-on creation of visual studies and finished works
  • Expand their understanding of visual literacy and vocabulary of design elements
  • Critically and creatively examine various design processes
  • Articulate the principles and elements of design using basic design vocabulary
  • Create an inventory of two and three-dimensional design projects using various methods and media
  • Expand their knowledge of design by engaging in concept research, project development, and design analysis
  • Increase their confidence as learners and designers
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Online Asynchronous
Sep 17, 2024 to Nov 12, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $529.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required.
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate.

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