DESN 120B — FUNDAMENTALS OF DESIGN II  |  SPR 2020  |  T/TH 4:00–6:45PM  |  DSN121

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TUTORIALS & HOW-TO GUIDES

 

SCHEDULE

WEEK 1  |  120B

Tuesday, January 21

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BEGIN PROJECT 1A: ORIGAMI 1
FROM 2D TO 3D WITH A SIMPLE ACT OF FOLDING

Thursday, Jan 23

Work session, discussion

WEEK 2  |  120B

Tuesday, Jan 28

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

Thursday, Jan 30

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

WEEK 3  |  120B

Tuesday, February 4

P1A - FINAL DUE | PINUP w/VERBAL PRESENTATION

Thursday, Feb 6

BEGIN PROJECT 1B: ORIGAMI 2, THICK
SCALE AFFECTS VIABILITY AND OUTCOME

WEEK 4  |  120B

Tuesday, Feb 11

 Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

Thursday, Feb 13

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

WEEK 5  |  120B

Tuesday, Feb 18

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

Thursday, Feb 20

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

WEEK 6  |  120B

Tuesday, Feb 25

P1B - FINAL DUE | PINUP w/VERBAL PRESENTATION

Thursday, Feb 27

BEGIN PROJECT 2A: SPEEDFORMS
Part 1: Blueline Sketches. 100 inches

Sketches by the inch. Use one continuous roll of 12" trace paper

WEEK 7  |  120B

Tuesday, March 3

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

Be sure to begin acquiring your materials for Part 2 so you're ready to get to work by the following week

Thursday, Mar 5

Work session, Discussion, Desk visits

WEEK 8  |  120B

Tuesday, Mar 10

PINUP PART 1: SKETCHES, DOCUMENT Class Discussion

IN-PERSON CLASSES SUSPENDED

Thursday, Mar 12

Class Canceled - P2A IMAGES STILL DUE TO DROPBOX

CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) EMERGENCY SUSPENSION OF IN-CLASS MEETING. THROUGH APRIL 20 (TENTATIVELY). ALL DEADLINES ADJUSTED.

WEEK 9  |  120B

Tuesday, Mar 17

Classes Suspended

Thursday, Mar 19

Classes Suspended

ALTERNATIVE INSTRUCTION FOR REMAINDER OF SEMESTERIN-PERSON MEETINGS VIA ZOON ONLY

WEEK 10  |  120B

Tuesday, Mar 24

Class Resumes under Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

BEGIN PROJECT 2B: SPEEDFORMS
Part 2: Polymer Clay Sculpting

Demo/Discussion Building an armature

Thursday, Mar 26

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

NOTICE: STUDENTS LIVING IN RESIDENCE HALLS
MUST MOVE OUT COMPLETELY BY FRIDAY 27TH

SPRING BREAK (March 30 – April 3)

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO WORK OVER BREAK

WEEK 11  |  120B

Tuesday, April 7

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

Thursday, Apr 9

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

WEEK 12  |  120B

Tuesday, Apr 14

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

SOFT DEADLINE ON MODELING

BEGIN PROJECT 2C: LIGHT STUDY
(POST-OBJECT DRAWINGS)

Produce Two Orthographic-View Drawings of your Project 2b Speed form, from photos of your object,
NOT your Part 1 Blueline sketches.

Thursday, Apr 16

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

ZOOM Group A - Exterior Surface Modelers (4:00-5:15pm)

ZOOM Group B - Interior Surface Modelers (5:30-6:45pm)

WEEK 13  |  120B

Tuesday, Apr 21

DUE - P2 Parts B&C TOGETHER
- ZOOM PRESENTATIONS

Thursday, Apr 23

BEGIN PROJECT 3: ELEMENTS OF ENCLOSURE:
CELLULAR SYSTEMS OF PATTERN, REPETITION, TIME, PERFORMANCE

Go fly your self-made kite!

WEEK 14  |  120B

Tuesday, Apr 28

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

Thursday, Apr 30

P3 FIRST DRAFT/PROTOTYPE DUE -

ZOOM DISCUSSION

!!! LAST MEETING WEEK / LAST WORK WEEK !!!

WEEK 15  |  120B

Tuesday, May 5

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

Thursday, May 7

Alternative Mode of Instruction
- ZOOM - session with Demos as necessary

FINAL MEETING SESSION

WEEK 16 - FINALS WEEK  |  120B

Tuesday, May 12

FINAL EXAM SESSION

5:00 – 7:00 pm

P3 DUE - ALL PINUP/DISPLAY

Attendance (via Zoom) is Mandatory

Conduct Final/Closing Business

Images and Videos submission due to Dropbox.com
prior to start of class

Academic CalendarKey Dates & DeadlinesFinal Exam Schedule

COLOR LEGENDSTART. PROJECT INTRODUCTIONINTERMEDIATE DUE DATEEND. PROJECT DUE DATEHOLIDAY BREAK / ALTERNATIVE INSTRUCTIONUniversity Deadlines

1.   Being on time

2.   Work ethic

3.   Effort

4.   Body Language

5.   Energy

6.   Attitude

7.   Passion

8.   Being coachable

9.   Doing extra

10. Being prepared

10 Things that Require ZERO Talent

Armless man drawing incredibly detailed with his feet--no excuses!

There's no such thing as talent, just effort, hard work, discipline, and commitment. Period.
No excuses.

"There is no try; only do,
or do not." —Yoda

"Don't cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it" -unknown

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Sketching Skills

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Matrix of design drawing types--Exploratory, Persuasive, Descriptive, and Technical

The instructor reserves the right to update and change the schedule and due dates as necessary.

Clay model speed form in grey with mirror
Orthographic drawing example
Cellular kite design using trace paper and balsa wood sticks
Blueline speedform sketches on continuous tracepaper roll

Paper Origami

Thick Origami

Sketches

Clay Sculpt

Drawing

Cellular Kite

PSD

 ILL

 IND

DRAWING

RENDERING

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