Lesson 1: Introduction
This lessons is all about the course and the first unit R082. Check out the presentation which will tell you about the course then look at the list of skills list that you will learn and use in your coursework.
Look at the webpages below, create a poster about 8 key points of being a graphic designer.
Lesson 2: Why are graphics used?
In this lesson you will learn about -
- why digital graphics are used (e.g. to entertain, to inform, to advertise, to promote, to educate)
- how digital graphics are used (e.g. magazine covers, CD/DVD covers, adverts, web images and graphics, multimedia products, games)
Starting the CW
In this lesson you will begin to look at part one of the coursework task, you are required to:
investigate the purpose and properties of digital graphics.
investigate how and why digital graphics are used in a range of sectors, identify the purpose of digital graphics.
Identifying the properties of digital graphics, the properties of digital graphics which could affect their compatibility with the intended purpose
file formats for different types and uses of digital graphics.
Investigate the design and layout of digital graphics, investigate how different purposes and audiences influence the design and layout of digital graphics.
ASK YOUR TEACHER TO SHOW YOU AN EXAMPLE
Lesson 3: File Types
In this lesson you will learn about various image file types and their features -
Lesson 3a: File Types Recap
Starter - Download the two images and look at the properties, compare the image, what can you tell about them? Write down as many facts as possible
In this lesson you will recap the 'file type' and 'file properties' content which you learnt from last lesson. Remember, in your coursework you are required to discuss the file types and properties of the graphic images you are reviewing.
Use this lesson to continue with your coursework and apply your new knowledge, skills and understanding
Lesson 4: Properties, Audience and Purpose
Starter - How many genres can you identify?
In this lesson you will recap 'audience', 'purpose' and 'file properties'. Use your ideas and the new concepts that you learn to support you to complete your coursework reviews. Look at the requirements for MB3, have you covered these?