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Design Principles : Home

  Graphic Design

Schedule

Six Flex Sessions

Flex 1 : Fundamentals of Design- Fundamentals & Typography

  • Line
  • Shape
  • Form
  • Texture
  • Balance
  • Fonts

Flex 2 : Fundamentals of Design - Color & Layout & Composition

  • Composition
  • Review Proximity & Alignment

Flex 3 : Canva - create an account 

  • Review Canva video and brainstorm project to work on

Flex 4 : Decide on Topic and begin using Canva to create your Graphic Design Project

Flex 5 : Work on Project

Flex 6: Proof Project & Print out

 

Topics

TOPIC ONE

Design Principles

  • Proximity
  • Alignment
  • Repetition
  • Contrast

TOPIC TWO

Using Color

  • Color relationships
  • Shades & Tints

TOPIC THREE

Designing with Type

  • Concord
  • Conflict
  • Contrast

Websites

Canva

1.  Introduction to Canva

2.  Fonts, Colors & Images

3. Backgrounds, Shapes & Layouts

4. Branding Basics

Project

Pick a Project

1) New Database

  • Modern History
  • World Geography
  • Issues & Controversies etc.

2) Banned Book Week

3) Fall into a Book this Autumn or Winter

4) Audio Studio

5) Media Studio

6) MS Social

7) Quiet Room 

8) Books & Breakfast

9) 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Other Resources

Media