Elements of Design I

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This introduction to design fundamentals will help you develop perceptual skills, sensitivity, creative awareness, and the technical ability necessary to handle a variety of design media.
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Classroom
Starting at $799.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

About this course:

An introduction to design fundamentals, including exercises in figure-ground relationships, color interaction, line, texture, shape, scale, balance, rhythm, emphasis, and organization of elements in the 2D plane, this course develops perceptual skills, sensitivity, creative awareness, and the technical ability necessary to handle a variety of design media. 

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Alvalyn Lundgren
363366
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes
No refund after October 2, 2018. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Design Basics by David Lauer and Stephen Pentak
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Shepard Vineburg
363365
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after October 3, 2018. Internet access required.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 3, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Oct 3, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Oct 10, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Oct 17, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Oct 24, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Oct 31, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Nov 7, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Nov 14, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Nov 21, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Nov 28, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Dec 5, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Dec 12, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 2:30PM - 5:30PM
Instructor: Salvatore Leonardi
363364
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after October 2, 2018.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice by Ocvirk, Bone, Stinson, Wigg, and Clayton
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 25, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Oct 2, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Dec 4, 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Salvatore Leonardi
365178
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice by Ocvirk, Bone, Stinson, Wigg, and Clayton
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 8, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Jan 15, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Jan 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Jan 29, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Feb 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Feb 12, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Feb 19, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Feb 26, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Mar 12, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Shepard Vineburg
365177
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jan 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jan 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Feb 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Feb 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Feb 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Feb 27, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Mar 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Mar 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Mar 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Learn about color interaction, line, texture, shape, scale, balance, and rhythm
  • Develop perceptual skills, sensitivity, creative awareness, and technical ability
  • Understand organization of elements in the 2-D plane
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