Module:Visual language
Teaching staff:
Mg. art. Anna Priedola (1 KRP)
Mg. paed. Nora Vilmane (2 KRP)
Mg. art. Dzintra Vīriņa (3 KRP)

Module content

Module imparts basic knowledge and skills in acquiring visual art language and artistic creation.
Student learns to understand visual language as one of the human communication systems. Visual art language is a part of this system with the most complex semantic structure.
The following themes and issues are covered by this module both theoretically and practically:
- the concept and structure of visual language, visual culture
- the elements of visual language and the relation among them (dot, line, shape, colour, size, texture/facture, light-shade)
- visual concepts (rhythm, movement, sound, tension, balance, proportion, direction, space etc)
- visual perception and thinking (visual information, sign, symbol, image, archetype)
- artwork, image and content
- the structuring options of elements of visual art language, composition (composition modes, principles, perspective, color theory, relations [color, tonality, proportions, shape etc.])
A great emphasis is placed towards practical activities, but with preparing and taking part at seminars, student learns to discuss art works and analyze the creation process in various contexts.
The development, preparation and presentation of art work develops understanding of an art project, organizes for a purposeful process. The student acquires visualization in plane and space in practice, experiments, offers ideas.

Studentu izstādes "Robeža" dokumentācija:

Studentu darbu izstādes "Pauze" atklāšana 21.01.2011