Elements of Design I

ARCH X 454A

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
Online
Starting at $799.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can 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

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. 

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Alvalyn Lundgren
370875
Fee:
$799.00
51 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
See Details
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Design Basics by David Lauer and Stephen Pentak
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Wait List
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Tatyana Zhukova
370873
Fee:
$799.00
See Details
Notes

One meeting to be arranged. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321
Discussion
Wed Mar 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 321

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
Instructor: Alvalyn Lundgren
373100
Fee:
$799.00
60 days left. Enroll by Jan 18, 2020
See Details
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Design Basics by David Lauer and Stephen Pentak

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Tatyana Zhukova
373102
Fee:
$799.00
66 days left. Enroll by Jan 24, 2020
See Details
Notes

One meeting to be arranged. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 09, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Apr 2, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu Apr 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu Apr 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu Apr 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu Apr 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu May 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu May 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu May 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu May 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Discussion
Thu Jun 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 413
Available
-
Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Salvatore Leonardi
373135
Fee:
$799.00
66 days left. Enroll by Jan 24, 2020
See Details
Notes

One meeting to be arranged. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 08, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Apr 1, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 8, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 15, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 22, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Apr 29, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 13, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 20, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed May 27, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jun 3, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Jun 10, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313

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