Art and Composition Studies
Plastic Arts - Painting and Intermedia
4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 7,0 OT
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.
Composition techniques: visual communication strategies
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