Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Visual Language

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Žarko Paić, Assoc. Prof.
Ph. D. Silva Kalčić, Lecturer
Study, Module Textile and Fashion Design - undergraduate, Module Textile Design
Textile and Fashion Design - undergraduate, Module Fashion Design
Course summary 4 (2+0+2)
Knowledge verification writing exam, oral exam
Lecture type lectures, seminars
Subject content Getting familiar with basic elements of visual expression: line, form, texture, color; their relationships: composition, proportion, scale. Regularity, characteristics and effects that com from these relationships. Integration of elements into all classes of visual expression, with focus on textile and clothing analysis.
Aim of course Developing ability of visual thought, creating active relationships toward visual creations, and towards visual environment in its entirety as well. Laying foundations for a more complex perception of a certain creation in a historical, social, time and space context.
Literature necessary for course Jadranka Damjanov: Vizualni jezik i likovna umjetnost, Školska knjiga, Zagreb,1991.
Supplement literature Johannes Itten: Kunst der Farbe
Rudolf Arnheim: Art and Visual Perception