GD1: Complete by end of class 1/21

January 21, 2020

Make a google doc to answer these questions.

Name the google doc your name_ graphic design elements

 

Watch this and answer the questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES in your google doc. 

 

 

1. What are the 5 elements of design covered in this video?

 

Use this link to do the following exercise:

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/beginning-graphic-design/fundamentals-of-design/1/

 

2. Define Line

3. List two things line can do in a design

4. List 4 qualities a line can have

5. Take a screen shot (shift command 4) from the assignment showing how line is used in design. Place this image into your google doc. Explain how line is used in the example. like this...

 

 In the example above, line is used to organize information. (I just gave you the answer to number 5)

 

6. Define Shape

7. What is the difference between geometric and organic shapes?

8. What role do shapes play in a design?

9. Take a screen shot (shift command 4) from the assignment showing how shape is used in design. Place this image into your google doc. Explain how shape is used in the example.

 

10. Define Form

11. What is the purpose of form in design?

12. Take a screen shot (shift command 4) from the assignment showing how form is used in design. Place this image into your google doc. Explain how form is used in the example.

 

10. Define Texture

11. What happens when you use too much texture in design?

12. Take a screen shot (shift command 4) from the assignment showing how texture is used in design. Place this image into your google doc. Explain how texture is used in the example.

 

13. Define Balance

14. Name 4 things that can effect balance.

15. Take a screen shot (shift command 4) from the assignment showing how balance is used in design. Place this image into your google doc. Explain how balance is used in the example.

 

16. Define the Rule of Thirds

17. What have studies show about the rule of thirds?

 

Now click on the typography button

 

18. Define typography

 

Watch this video:

 

 Now continue on the link you were just using:

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/beginning-graphic-design/typography/1/

 

19. Define Serif

20. What type of projects are serif fonts best used for?

21. Define Sans Serif

22. What type of projects are sans serif fonts best used for?

23. What are display fonts best used for?

24. Name the 7 fonts this reading tells you to avoid.

25. Define Hierarchy

26. Define Leading

27. Define Tracking

28. Define kerning

 

CONGRATS! You are finished!

Now export your document as a pdf and turn it in to the turn in folder. If you are the first to turn in, make a new folder in the turn in folder named "elements assignment"

 

Now you can play this game for the remainder of the period!!!!

https://type.method.ac/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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