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Laural Hartman

Lecturer
Department of Visual Communications Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Laural Hartman

Lecturer
Department of Visual Communications Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Instructional/Support Faculty

Education

BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

Currently Teaching

NGRD-111
3 Credits
This course is an introduction to freehand drawing of basic forms, with an emphasis on perspective, including one-point and two-point techniques, still life studies and figure drawing. Drawing principles, materials, and techniques will be introduced. Still life study will be applied using perspective concepts, and composition, including tonal values and textures. Figure drawing will be focused on the study of line, gesture, contour, construction, proportion and tonal values.
NAIS-120
3 Credits
Students will be introduced to the basic elements of two-dimensional monochromatic and color design, compositional principles, and approaches to analysis of design problems. Techniques for gathering resources to work toward possible design solutions and visualization of design concepts through the use of idea sketches to final comprehensive layouts. Color theory will be introduced. Students will also utilize basic design vocabulary to participate in critiques for the purpose of analyzing their own and other students' work. This course provides students in non-creative technical majors as well as those pursuing more creative endeavors within the graphic arts field with a fundamental overview and understanding of the design process to expand critical awareness of the importance of good design.

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Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Hartman, Laural. Transmigration of the Gold Plate. 1 Nov. 2017. Gallery R, Rochester. Installation.
Hartman, Laural. Postpartum No.1. Jan. 2017. Dyer Arts Center, Rochester. Exhibit.
Harttman, Laural. Dirtybeardpress. 10 Sep. 2016. Clothesline Festival - Juried at the Memorial Arts Gallery, Rochester. Exhibit.
Harttman, Laural. Dirtybeardpress. `18 Dec. 2016. The Artist Row, Rochester. Exhibit.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Hartman, Laural. "Dirtybeardpress." University of Rochester. Linguistic Department (American Sign Language). Rochester, NY. 21 Nov. 2017. Guest Lecture.