Surface Ornamentation
CLASS CODE: ID 404 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $15.00
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Motif and pattern development for applied design on two- and three- dimensional surfaces. Block printing, screen printing, stenciling, and fabric painting for interiors. Faux finishes and paint techniques on sample boards, i.e., marbling, rag-rolling, frottage, sponging, combing, and oil-gilding, etc.(Materials will cost approximately $75-100)
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Faux finishes: white marble, green marble, leather, verdigris, malachite, tiger eye, lapis lazuli, tortoise; application on board samples and 3-D objects of student choice.
Paint finishes: sponge, ragroll, feather, plastic bag, frottage, combing, oil-gilding techniques, crackle.
Printing project: stenciling, block print, wax block resist, silk screen (student choice of one).
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
1. Demonstrate two-dimensional design fundamentals by producing motif and pattern repeat for surface design on fabric.
2. Identify the process of fabric painting, printing, dyeing, and stenciling, and produce one finished project using design fundamentals.
3. Develop a reference file with examples of motif and pattern inspiration and examples of faux and paint finishes.
4. Identify faux finishing as an innovative and creative finishing method for interiors and furnishings in the design market.
5. Produce a working set of faux finished sample boards and paint finish samples.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will produce two major projects as listed below. The student will also compile a Surface Ornamentation file of faux finishes and design inspiration.
1. Produce at least 14 faux and paint finish sample boards.
2. Design development for stencil project, i.e. floor cloth, two pillows, or wall hanging; emphasis on pattern repeat. Produce the project on fabric applying additional textile design techniques.
3. Or, design development for fabric painting/dyeing/silk screen printing, block print or block print resist for fabric yardage; emphasis on pattern repeat and combinations of pattern; produce on fabric.
PREREQUISITES: ID 101 recommended