Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

This is a class session working with the Associate Diploma Graphic Design students. The class is a series of short assessment tasks helping associate diploma graphic design achieving the unit 1. This support session provide guidance on what to do.

There are quite a few things learners need to do for passing unit 1 associate diploma graphic design and the article will list some:

1 – Identify the elements of design

Define, describe or explain with examples (or your own drawings) the following Elements and Principles of Design:

  1. Elements of design;
Line,SpaceshapeValueDepth
ColourTexture formTone 

2-  Identify how the elements of design have been used to create a specific graphic design artwork

Discuss the elements of design used in this image from David Carson

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

3 Use the elements of design to create simple graphic designs

Draw and create (Illustrator Photoshop) postcards with elements of design 2 images required

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic DesignPassing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

 

4 – Identify the principles of design 

You will use either Microsoft Word or your sketchbook to create a review of the Elements/ Principles of Design and compositional techniques.

Contrast,PatternBalanceRepetition
UnityMovementEmphasisRhythm
SimilarityContrastDominanceProportion

5 Identify how the principles of design have been used to create a specific graphic design artwork

Discuss how Bauhaus used the Principals of design in this picture

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

6-  Use the elements of design to create simple graphic designs

Draw and create (Illustrator Photoshop) postcards with elements of design 2 images required

There is a tutorial here http://www.gabali.co.uk/associate-diploma-graphic-design-illustrator/

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

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7- Composition techniques

 Define, describe or explain with examples (or your own drawings) the following Elements and Principles of Design:

SymmetryGolden RatioRule of SpaceSimplification
Rule of Third Rule of Odds  

 8- Explain composition in on of these images of Saul Bass

Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

9 Draw a poster in the style of Saul Bass and trace/make it in Illustrator of Photoshop,

10- Draw 2 postcards with good composition techniques.

Tips for assessment

LO1.2 Identify how the elements of design have been used to create a specific graphic design artwork

Explain how different graphic design use the elements of design to create graphics.

LINES

Lines in graphic design are used to:

  • Separate elements on a page
  • Create the illusion of movement

Further research for developing knowledge of art movement

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/fbeards/90s-grunge-aesthetic/

https://www.britannica.com/list/10-modernist-art-movements