Design Basics

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Authors : Stephen Pentak; David A. Lauer

9781285858227

320 Pages  Paperback 

9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2007

©2016, Published

$112.50

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A national bestseller, DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text easy for students to refer to while they work and giving instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. The authors provide diverse, two-dimensional visual example... more

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A flexible, modular organization enables you to use the text in any sequence.

Each concept is covered in a two- to four-page spread, providing students with a resource and support that they can rely on throughout their art education and beyond.

A stunning full-color illustration program features a... more

New to this Edition

Dozens of new graphic design examples are included, along with a greater diversity of painting from all eras, including contemporary work.

Examples from architecture as well as new media applications to journalistic photography and organic forms help students recognize the language of design in eve... more

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Design Basics: 3D
9781133310426 $112.50

DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popula... more

Student Supplements
Design Basics: 3D
9780495915782 $89.75

DESIGN BASICS: 3D is not only an excellent resource that will help you succeed in the classroom but it is also an exceptional tool that will assist you as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your career. Filled with examples from nature, art, architecture, design, the crafts, and popular... more

Design Basics: 2D and 3D
9781133310402 $112.50

DESIGN BASICS, the market leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! This text is an excellent resource that will help you succeed in the classroom, as well as an exceptional tool that will assist you as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your caree... more

Design Basics: 3D
9781133310426 $112.50

DESIGN BASICS: 3D is not only an excellent resource that will help you succeed in the classroom but it is also an exceptional tool that will assist you as you continue to develop your creative talent throughout your career. Filled with examples from nature, art, architecture, design, the crafts, and popular... more

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