January 16th – 19th 2017 16/01/17 –¬†First day of Paris. We went for a visit at The Louvre museum, where the famous Mona Lisa painting is held. There were many amazing paintings, sculptures and many more pieces of work there, and exploring different artists and compositions, and looking more into the history of art. I […]

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Animism: Animism is the belief that all things have a spirit or soul, including animals, plants, rivers, mountains, stars, the moon, and the sun. Each being is considered a spirit that can offer help or harm to humans. As such, spirits must either be worshiped or appeased. Animists offer sacrifices, prayers, dances, or other forms […]

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Pitching a Design Solution

Kyle Cooper Kyle Cooper is a director and designer of film title sequences. He holds an MFA in graphic design from the Yale School of Art, where he studied under graphic designer Paul Rand, as well as a BFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In 1996, he co-founded and named creative agency Imaginary […]

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Idea Generation

Observation Interaction Appropriation (right colour scheme, type faces, imagery), ¬†and Bricolage (DIY, whats around you, trying stuff out). Challenge the brief – Do more than expected by the client Lateral thinking – approach at different points of view   Go beyond the obvious Mind map – Edward De Bono Edward De Bono is one of […]

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Colour Workshop

In this session, we were looking at colours. Our first exercise was to look at 8 different colours, and to choose words that associated with the colour. Pink – girly, feminine, cute, childish, caring, charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, romantic. Red – blood, love, anger, passion, danger, creative, instruction, primary, hot. Blue – royal, free, […]

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Risograph Printing

What is a risograph printer? This printer is still like a normal photo copier printer, however, risograph is a high speed digital printing system manufactured by Riso Kagaku Corporation and was designed for high volume photocopying and printing. It is a mix of a screen printer and a photo copier.   This sort of printer […]

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Adobe Illustrator Introduction

Adobe Illustrator is used to create many things for art – artistic type, logos, emblems, symbols, full artistic illustrations, etc. The only thing that Adobe Illustrator is bad for is editing photos, and layouts are complicated.   What is vector and raster? Vectors are a mathematical shape based object. Raster images are pixel based.   […]

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