Level 3 Graphic Design

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HOW TO ACHIEVE BE ABLE TO USE A RANGE OF CREATIVE THINKING TECHNIQUES TO GENERATE IDEAS AND RESPONSES

This short page is just a short session to discuss how to achieve “be able to use a range of creative thinking techniques to generate ideas and responses. Your option is to really look at evolution and how the world has changed over the years. Creative thinking is not just applied to design. For this …

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Showcase your Assessment Projects with a blog

This Showcase your Assessment Projects with a blog session is about supporting Level 3 Graphic Design students with the idea of creating a blog. 1. Choose a name for your blogAlthough you are going to use a free blogging platform it is important to double if usernames and blog names/titles have not yet been taken. …

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Level 3 Unit 7 Showcase

13 weeks of work (1 hour and half session per week), my students have produced good work for the limited time we have had to produce this (see below) Unit Aim: This unit developed the student’s ability to critically analyse and integrate research, contextual understanding, materials, methods and skills to solve time-based problems in art …

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Level 3 unit 8 FMP Workshop Illustrations

Level 3 unit 8 FMP Workshop Illustrations Create a new document size does not matter for the moment On the Bg layer make a sky with the gradient tool (stacked with the paint bucket tool) Use the elliptical lasso tool to create a black circle a second layer (create the new layer) Use the elliptical lasso tool …

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Level 3 FMP Workshop Design Trends Cinemagraph

What you will learn; use Photoshop for video editing Basic What you will create: a simple cinemagraph Why cinemagraph? This is becoming a trend in advertising, with Instagram   What is cinemagraph? Task 1: Please take some time to research cinemagraphs and their use in advertising. Your research should be clear in your sketchbook, and you …

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Simple poster design in the style of Dan Reisinger

Simple poster design in the style of Dan Reisinger This tutorial is very simple, the only difficult part is to you trying to make something in the style of the designer not just merely literally copying their style, this tutorial with show how just a digital brush and a square can be use to create …

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Simple Bauhaus Poster Level 3 tutorial

This is a support tutorial for simple Bauhaus Poster Level 3 tutorial, for UAL art and design students (graphic students). The aim is to demonstrate that you have experienced cretating imagery exploring Bauhaus. With this Simple Bauhaus Poster Level 3 tutorial, you should be able to demonstrate that you can work in a certain style …

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Level 3 Y1 Y2 Starting Your Final Major Project

Level 3 Y1 Y2 Starting your project This practical exercise should help you cover some of the Learning Outcomes for unit 8 and unit 13 Questions to Answer: Who is your audience? ( Be specific just saying generation X, Y, Z  What is your purpose?  How will you measure your project’s success? (year 1 your goal is to get …

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Level 3 year 1 FMP the importance of primary visual research

Session title: Level 3 year 1 FMP the importance of primary visual research This practical session should help you understand the role of primary research and it the base of design project, and prepare your to effectively mange your project effectively. With your sketchbook and camera in hand, we are going take a walking tour of our …

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Analyse a range of research: Visual and Factual

Session Title: Analyse a range of research: Visual and Factual  Analyse a range of research,Visual, Factual; this session will cover some of the following learning outcomes: Context and research for both year 1 and year 2 Problem solving for year 2 (part 2 and this afternoon session)   Starter Session Art Quiz http://www.artyfactory.com/ http://www.creativebloq.com/graphic-design/how-much-do-you-know-11513999   Quick Review of our …

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Introduction to Swiss Design Style Photoshop Workshop

This  short session is an introduction to Swiss Design Style Photoshop Workshop for Level 3 UAL Graphic design.

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Creating a poster with simple shapes Level 3 Creativity exercise

Creating a poster with simple shapes Level 3 Creativity exercise A poster doesn’t  need to be made of complex imagery to be effecient. Whe designers create posters they need to effectively communicate to an audience. They also need to create imagery based on the brief they received with instruction on design style. You will find …

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Simple Grunge Photoshop Tutorial

Simple Grunge Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial is one of the tutorials used in class with students when exploring Grunge Movement and creating artwork in this style.

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Making your Advert for your Audience

There is nothing really complicated in making your advert for your audience This tutorial, making your advert in Illustrator will help create a magazine advert for your product, this will be a simple advert, you will have to add in your own style, or graphic movement (grunge, urban, minimalist etc..) yourself. What you should have …

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Free Software alternative to CC for students list

Inscape Alternative to: Illustrator Price: Free Platform: Windows 7/8 Scribus Alternative to: InDesign Price: Free Platform: Windows 7/8 Synfig Alternative to: After Effects, Flash Price: free Platform: Mac OS X 10.7.5 Google Web Designer Alternative to: Photoshop and Edge Animate for web graphics and design. Price: free Platform: Mac OS X 10.7 or later, Windows 7/8 GIMP …

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Poster in the style of Stefan Sagmeister tutorial

Poster in the style of Stefan Sagmeister tutorial 1 – Download the picture bellow from https://unsplash.com/photos/r8m5YoqQqwM and open it in Photoshop. 2- Use Google search and find a poem on ageing 3-  Go to http://www.1001fonts.com/handwritten-fonts.htm and download Copy the fonts below: You Murderer BBbyBlambot Comic Fonts Eutemia IbyBoltCutterDesign 4- Install the fonts on your compute 5- Copy and paste …

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Ideas for experimenting with fonts

Resources  https://www.prototypo.io You will need to register to download the fonts you make, the free account offers you limited functions but it’s still good to use. http://www.myscriptfont.com/ http://diacritics.typo.cz/

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Level 3 Unit 12 Designing your site Mockup with Photoshop

Photoshop helps you create a visual representation of your website visual look and feel, before starting on a prototype. Mock-ups are usually used as reference for developers and designers. Research what is HEX Code? RGBA? RGBA? SRGB http://loripsum.net/ Remember designing for the web is different. both typography and resolutions arr https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/beautiful-typography-web-design/ Find free icons from http://fontawesome.io/ Find your images from Resources …

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