1. Define the term “typography” in your own words.
The term typography can be hard to explain, but in short, it is the art of arranging letters and words. There are two ways to look at typography, the macro view Continue reading “LA W5 & 6 – Typography”
TASK 1 & 2 – Define, in your own words, the printmaking terms. And find examples on the Internet to represent each of those terms.
Wood engraving – The artwork is carved into a block of wood so that the design is at the level with the surface while the background is carved out. Afterward, Continue reading “LA W4 – Sketching techniques”
De Stijl or “The Style” was a Dutch movement established in 1917. The design characteristics of this movement were to reduce everything into its core design elements, so geometric shapes and primary colors were the common denominators Continue reading “LA W3 – Design History”
The Gestalt Theory consists of six different principles; similarity, continuation, closure, proximity, figure and ground, and symmetry and order. The whole idea of the theory is that the human eye and brain can perceive things for more than they are. For example, we can close shapes that actually are not defined, this is explained more thoroughly in the closure principle.
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This is just a post to make the feed have a clear line to where I started my second year of Graphic Design!
This week I found out that I preview of my portfolio would be perfect on my home page. So I added a plug-in and defined which featured content I wanted to be displayed. And they customized the icon to have a paintbrush so that the feeling of homemade strikes trough to the person viewing the page. The plug-in I added is called Continue reading “LA W33 – Customize a WordPress site”
This week we should install WordPress on our computer, install a prebuilt theme and customize it as we like to make ourselves a portfolio. I have done so on my personal website and I want to keep the webpage like this for the future. I’ve made both a homepage, portfolio, about me and a contact page. The learning activity can be seen here. For a direct link to the portfolio part of my webpage, click here.