- Define, in your own words, the printmaking terms.
- Find examples on the Internet to represent each of those terms.
- Use your graphite, eraser, eraser putty and blending stub to sketch spheres using the following techniques: hatching and cross hatching, blending, rendering, squiggly lines and cross contour lines. (Please scan your sketches and upload them to your blog.)
- Watch the prescribed Adobe Illustrator video on Lynda.com and complete the exercise files.
- Find a poem that inspires you. Follow the exercise in the lesson above and illustrate your poem.
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1.1.Define, in your own words, the Bauhaus, De Stijl and Swiss
1.2. For each of these movements: find examples from their eras,
as well as current designs that are influenced by these styles.
Explain in your own words how these designs were inspired by
was an art school. It was a combination of arts and crafts with fine art. Its idea was that designed things could be simple, functional and at the same time has a note of individuality. Continue reading “Week 3 – Graphic Design History”
Define the Gestalt Theory in your own words.
Gestalt Theory says that a group of elements makes a bigger picture with a different meaning.
Page through a magazine or newspaper or browse the Internet and find a different logo for each of the Gestalt principles. Explain in your own words, which logos are showing which principles, motivate your answer. Continue reading “Week 2 – Gestalt Theory”
> 00 – Design Journey – Start Date: 3 January 2017 Due Date: 9 January 2017
> 01 – Graphic Design 3 – Start Date: 9 January 2017 Due Date: 24 February 2017
> 02 – Strategic Design – Start Date: 13 March 2017 Due Date: 31 March 2017
> 03 – Photography 3 – Start Date: 27 February 2017 Due Date: 10 March 2017
> 04 – Graphic Design 4 – Start Date: 4 September 2017 Due Date: 20 October 2017
> 05 – Photography 4 – Start Date: 15 May 2017 Due Date: 26 May 2017
> 06 – Motion Design – Start Date: 29 May 2017 Due Date: 1 September 2017
Semester Project 3 – Start Date: 2o March 2017 Due Date: 5 May 2017
Portfolio 3 – Start Date: 20 March 2017 Due Date: 12 May 2017
Portfolio 4 – Start Date: 25 September 2017 Due Date: 15 December 2017
Project Exam 4 – Start Date: 25 September 2017 Due Date: 8 December 2017
Project Description & Schedule – Due Date: 13 October 2017
Graphic Design 3 (FM2GD3111)
Module summary: This module focuses on both esthetics, technical aspects and history within the design process, and communication processes towards different media styles for layout. The goal is to see the students work in a broader context, and give the students analytical skills to both practical and technical work. The combination of color and typography is more complex regarding print.
Continue reading “Module Summaries – 3rd. Semester”
For this activity your goal is to create a spacious, full-color, visualization of the Graphic Design course structure. The level of detail, and structure, is up to each student.
The point of creating this infographic is for you as a budding designer to reflect on you current skill level and where you want to be heading.
It is possible for you to use any type of tools to create this visualization – even 3D software.
Continue reading “Mandatory Assignment 00 – Design Journey”
Take your theme that you have installed on your hosting account and customise it as per this module. Then I want you to find some WordPress hacks that you can use to customise your website even further. The main thing with this project is to not just do things for the sake of doing them. I would like you to explain the tweaks that you have made and your reasoning for adding certain features. Please upload a Word doc along with your assignment, so that I can see why you’ve made certain decisions.
Continue reading “Week 31 – Customise a WordPress Site”