Art and Composition Studies

Plastic Arts - Painting and Intermedia, Publication in the Diário da República - Ext Ata Reun n.23 CTC-ESTT

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 7,0 OT


Not applicable.

The course is intended to provide the students with:
1. composition theories and its exploratory possibilities
2. Composition structures, processes and functions and their interactions with the creative process.

Perception and assimilation as means of knowledge.
Basics of visual composition.
Basic elements of message composition - the anatomy of visual message.
Visual dynamics.
Composition techniques: visual communication strategies

Evaluation Methodology
Attendance is compulsory. Completion of ALL the projects stipulated and compliance with submission deadlines.

- Arnheim, R. (2001). Arte e Percepção visual. S. Paulo - Brasil: Pioneira
- Munari, B. (1968). Design e Comunicação visual. Lisboa: Edições 70

Method of interaction
Theoretical/practical lessons with case study

Software used in class