LESSON: Graphic Design Principles > here

Fonts, Colour, Resolution
Layout + Proximity, White Space, Alignment, Repetition, Contrast, Pictures & Graphics 

Understanding Emphasis & Contrast

From Adobe Education 

Emphasis & contrast | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online and put them in a google doc and explain the Emphasis and Contrast of each picture.
Do you think the Emphasis and Contrast has been used correctly, or incorrectly? What items are standing out?

Understanding Visual Balance

From Adobe Education 

Visual Balance | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online and put them in a google doc and explain the Visual Balance of each picture.

Examine what type of balance techniques are being used. Do you see Asymmetrical or symmetrical balance?

Understanding Proportion

From Adobe Education 

Proportion | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online of Product Advertisements and put them in a google doc and explain the Proportion / Heirachy of each picture.

Examine measurements, white space, dimensions, hierarchy, consistency of your product ad. 

Understanding Alignment & Proximity

From Adobe Education 

​​Alignment & Proximity | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online of Magazine Page Design and put them in a google doc and explain the Alignment & Proximity of each picture and text.

Examine hierarchy, photos, text, headers, sub-headers etc. 

Understanding Colour Theory

From Adobe Education 

Colour Theory | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online that do a great job representing Colour and put them in a google doc and explain why this photo or advertisement has used colour. 

Examine hierachy of colour, exclusions, visual weights, expressions, emotions, social impacts etc. 

Understanding Rule of Thirds

From Adobe Education 

Rule of Thirds | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 Photographic images online that do a great job representing the Rule of Thirds and put them in a google doc and explain.

Examine how they used The Rule of Thirds.

Understanding Repetition

From Adobe Education 

Repetition | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 3 images online that do a great job representing the Repetition and put them in a google doc and explain.

Examine how they used regular / irregular, even / uneven, harmony, pattern. Are they effective? Yes / No, explain why.

Understanding Consistent Design

From Adobe Education 

Consistent Design | Part II

From Adobe Education 

ACTIVITY

After watching the videos, find 2 images from a companies advertisements or websites. 

Examine how they are consistent for the user. User experience, continuity of the companies brand, rules etc.