L A – Delving Deeper Into the History of Photography Q1

TASK Pick three events in the timeline from this weeks lesson “History of photography; An Introduction” and find photographs of the event on the internet or in the library and write a paragraph explaining the event in more detail. Include your photographs in the description. The Pinhole camera: Pinhole photography is lensless photography. It is […]

LA – Colour theory Q3

TASK Design a book cover for one of the following: a.) “To the Lighthouse” by Virginia Wolf: use complementary colours to express anguish and uncertainty.b.) “The Maiden’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood: use analogous colours with a contrasting accent to express disagreement and discontent.c.) “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: use secondary colours to express naivety, honesty and […]

LA – Colour Theory Q2

TASK Use a colour photo of your choice and create the following colour effects (as per Nigel French’s video) – you should hand in four separate works of the same photo with the following effects: Create an “Andy Warhol” look Apply a sepia look Split toning of the image Freestyle: a colour effect of your choice Andy […]

LA – Colour Theory Q1

Task: Having watched the video with Nigel French – describe, in your own words, what each of these colour systems means: RGB and CMYK. Make use of Kuler and develop four different colour schemes. You must hand in screen shots of your schemes as done with Kuler: Monochromatic Complementary Triadic Analogous RGB RGB stands for red, green and […]

L A – The Anatomy of Type

TASK: For this assignment, you need to explain the anatomy of type in a visual way. Use a single typeface or compare up to three different typefaces – enlarge or reduce, cut out sections or overlap parts – anything that helps explain the terms to the viewer. Use a maximum of three colours to full […]

L A – Expressing Meaning

TASK: The words I chose are: Elimination and Repetition. The task of making your own word became much more difficult than I had thought. Most of what I could come up with was already in the dictionary from before. After much thinking, I came across the word “bile”. Like in driving a car. I created […]

L A – Creating a CD cover

TASK: 1.Design a CD cover for a fictitious band called “The Typos”. You may determine the title of the CD as well as any one of the following genres for the band:  Indie Rock, Electronic or Hip-Hop. 2.Use a visual and typography to design the CD Cover and remember to make the type work with […]

LA – UNDERSTANDING IDEALS

TASK: Visit a popular store, like an Apple, Nike, Levi, H&M or an Ikea store. The brand should be well-known and you must visit a shop where their products are being displayed or distributed. In smaller towns you may not have access to these stores, in this case you will need to find a section […]