Course code MākZ2016

Credit points 1.50

Composition and Colour Studies II

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures6

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes10

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation12.04.2016

Responsible UnitInstitute of Mechanics and Design

Course developer

author lect.

Ivanda Spulle-Meiere

Mg. art.

Prior knowledge

MākZ1004, Composition and Colour Studies I

MākZP010, Form Design

Replaced course

MākZB002 [GMAKB002] Composition and Colour Studies II

Course abstract

Composition and Colour Studies includes the possibilitie of size, form, colour and materials. Studing the basic compositional principles, perception of form, different colour, materials and possibilities of construction, modelling and visual element composing in environment and space.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knows and understands the types of composition structure and the basic principles of representation, colour solutions and application possibilities: representation of relief, volume, shape and colour, interrelationships - theory Test.
Skills Creatively and independently in variations of relief, surface textures, shapes and forms of colour expression in the plane and volume (sketches, worksheets, layouts, packaging design, tablets, spatial objects, etc.). - Practical work.
Independently uses compositional knowledge and skills, makes practical works as prototypes of design thinking and possible reproduction materials: is able to think and act creatively, independently in composition; to analyze and evaluate the aesthetic quality and function of the work; reasoned reasoning, listening and evaluating each other and respecting the other's point of view; is able to apply ICT knowledge and skills in the development of compositions and presentations – independent Homeworks.

Course Content(Calendar)

Full time intramural studies:
1.Color. Color circle. Basic colors, contrasting colors. Local color. Paint in the subject environment, local color of the surfaces. 2h
(work with paint, practical work and independent homework - color circle / spectrum compositions, compositions).
2. Psychophysiological significance of colors. Color combinations, application. Good / medium / poor color ratio / readability. 2h
3. Harmonic and color contrast compositions. Warm - cool tones and light - dark color relationships. 1h
(practical work and independent homework - color tablet, application / collage)
4. The color transition of natural elements in the interior, exterior, outdoor space and objectivity environment. Textures and color impressions. 1h
(work with paint, practical work and independent homework - textures, prints, work with paint, paint compositions)
Test. 1h
5. Proportions of subjects. Sense of color, shape, spatiality. Packaging, packaging design. 1h
(sketches, work with paint, practical work - packaging design, spatial object)
6. Form, sign, symbols. Relief compositions. Volume. 1h
7. Object silhouette, contour line. Stylization. 1h
8.Associative thinking. Significance and types of associations. 1h
(sketches, work with paint, practical work - color prints, color compositions)
9. Symmetrical compositions. Asymmetrical compositions. 1h
10. Collage. Mosaic. Miniature. Assembly. 1h
(practical work and independent homework - creation of collage / mosaic/ assembly/ miniature)
11. Synthesis of materials, techniques. Types of surface finishing. Large format color compositions. 1h
(work with various materials, techniques and colors, practical work - work with surface and paint, textures, large format paint compositions - wall painting)
12. Composition in square, room, environment, subject environment, arrangement of objects / practical works in different planes. Exhibition and presentation of practical works on the chosen / given color, its meaning, application in the object / decorative / functional /environment- Research of the chosen color from the point of view of a specific person / user, summary of the work done in the presentation.
Creating a presentation in the most direct way is the ability and ability to compositionally fill a specific area, where visual information is clearly placed, combined with text. 2h

Part time extramural studies:

All topics specified for full time studies are accomplished, but the number of contact hours is one half of the number specified in the calendar

Requirements for awarding credit points

Examination requirements:
1. Attendance classes.
2. Developed and creatively accomplished practical works according to the themes and tasks-defended during the classes (sketches, worksheets, tablets, creative tasks) during the classes, which will be evaluated with a mark of 10 points in the system.
3. Independent homework has been submitted and defended, a presentation on color, which is evaluated with a mark in a 10-point system.
4. Presenting and defending the independent home works, estimated with a mark of 10 points in the system
5. Pass theory test, which is estimated with a mark of 10 points in the system.
6. Participation in the work show and work on the exposition at the end of the semester.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Independently and creatively developed sketches, worksheets, prototypes of design thinking, packaging design and possible elements of reproduction design, tablets, creative tasks - compiled, applied information resources; art, culture, contemporary art and design materials, artistic creativity, creativity, aesthetic and functional quality of works - according to themes and tasks.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, an examination with a mark on a 10-point scale.
Valuation criteria for practical works, test work, presentation and independent creative homework:
1. Compliance with the terms of reference, format and requirements.
2. Applied materials, technical and compositional principles.
3. Creativity.
4. Technical and aesthetic quality of work.
5. Presentation skills.
6. Organization of work skills - inclusion in deadlines.

Compulsory reading

1. Kundziņš M. Dabas formu estētika. Rīga: Madris, 2006.
2. Ozola E. Krāsas uztvere un iedarbība. Rīga: Jumava 2006. ISBN 9984-38-101-3.
3. Vaivare B. Daba krāso Dzilna auž. Jelgava: SIA „Jelgavas tipogrāfija”, 2018. ISBN 978-9934-19-544-0
4. Baranovska I. Gobelēnu krāsas. Mūsdienu gobelēni no Mobilier national kolekcijas Francijā. Rīga: LNMM 2018. ISBN 978-9934-538-21-6
5. Hellers S., Andersone G. Grafiska dizaina rokasgramata. Riga: J. Rozes apgads, 2016.
6. Kagaine Z. Radošā domāšana vizuālajā mākslā. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2006.
7. Vizuālā māksla vidusskolām. I.Briška, I.Kadiķe, D.Kalēja-Gasparoviča, M.Rudovska. 2.daļa. Rīga: Raka, 2010.
8. Briška I. Kompozīcija. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2007.
9. Kagaine Z. Tēlainā domāšana vizuālajā mākslā. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2006.
10. Иттен И. Искусство цвета. Москва: издатель Д. Аронов, 2004.
11. Ucar G. Corrugated paper packaging design. Design media Publishing Ltd, 2014. ISBN+978-988-12969-6-2
12. Sleigh-Johnson R. Practical texniles techniques. A7C BLACK publishers Ltd London, 2009. ISBN 978-14081-0587-0
13. Osorno L. Commercial Illustration. Design media Publishing Ltd, 2014. ISBN 978-988-15451-3-8
14. Lying W. Commercial Prints Design. Design Media Publishing Ltd, 2014. ISBN 978-988-12966-3-4
15. Commentz S., Ehman S., Klanten R. Papercraft. Design and Art with Paper. KG, Berlin: Gestalten Verlag HmbH@co, 2010.
16. La peinture acrylique. Fournitures, techniques, sujets. KOMET Verlag GmbH, 2009. ISBN 978-3-86941-541-3
17. Wiedwmann Ed.J. Logo Design. Tashen, 2019. ISBN 978-3-8228-4622-3
18. Simmonds J. Watercolour Innovations. Collins, 2005. ISBN 0007177828

Further reading

1. Ēķe Gāga D. Gribu būt dizainers. Rīga: Biedrība Droši un koši, 2018. ISBN 978-9934-8565-5-6
2. Lake S. Botanical Style. London New York: RPS, 2016. ISBN 978-1-84975-713-3
3. Fiell C. P. Scandinavian design. Tashen, 2017. ISBN 978-3-8365-4452-8
4. Hudson J. The Design Book. London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-78067-099-7
5. Lorenc J. Commercial Guide. Design Media Publishing Ltd 20/F Manulife Tower. Hong Kong,: 2015. ISBN: 978-988-14124-1-6
6. Fiell C., P. Design Now! Eco-design to Design-Art 90 Designers from liro Ahokas to Michael Young. Tashen, 2007. ISBN 978-3-8228-5267-5
7. Martins A., Jehl E. Grand Stand. Designing Stands for trade Fairs and Events. Frame: thames and Hudson Ltd, 2018. ISBN: 978-94-92311-19-1
8. Jozus A. Ceļojums rūpnieciskā īpašuma pasaulē. Rīga: Eko Media, ISBN 978-0034-8730-0-1
9. Guan A., Wang A. Brand Image Design for Catering Services. Design Media Published Ltd 20/F Manulife. Tower, 2010. ISBN 978-988-15660-1-0

Periodicals and other sources

1.Digitālais mācību līdzeklis, e-mācību kurss "Kompozīcija un mākslas valoda", Spulle - Meiere I., Reimandova I., 2012. www. intereses. lv
2.Pastaiga. Mode Stils Kultūra Māksla. Rīgas Viļņi izdevniecība. ISSN 1407-3277
3.Deko. Izdevniecība žurnāls „Santa”. ISSN 1407-7027
4. Tidskriften RUM. The Swedish magazine about Scandinavian architecture & design. 3/2019. ISSN1650-1330
5.Lilit Look. Lilit STILS&MODE. Pieejamms: ISSN 1691-2012
6.L”OFFICIIEL. Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala. ISSN 1691-5135
7. RUM Design. Mode. Inredning. TIDSAM 4752-01, 07, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
8.IN.Indhold. MODE/INTERVIEW/KULTUR/REJSER. 100 unikkejulegaver. IN udgivesaf Aller Media A/S. 2019., 2020. UBD 5701837000151
9.HŪS OG HĪBYLI. ISSN 1021-8327
10. Disain. Interjoor & Arhitektuur. ISSN 2674-1601


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