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Yr 10 gcse graphics letter design


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Yr 10 gcse graphics letter design

  1. 1. AO1  Develop: studying work by other artists or designers AO2  Refine: doing experiments to find out what works best for your ideas AO3  Recording: making sketchbook drawings, notes, photographs and presentations AO4  Present: offering a final outcome How will my work be marked?
  2. 2. Some important Typography Vocabulary TypeLettering lowercase Character Character SansSans SerifSerif SerifSerif Font … begin to fill in your Graphics Vocabulary sheet
  3. 3. Task 1 Spider Diagram Home Learning: Due Wednesday 11th September Complete Spider Diagram Create a ‘Spider Diagram’ page in your sketchbook FULL of ideas for all the possibilities to do with ‘Text and Image’. You may choose to stick in examples that you have found to enhance your written ideas.
  4. 4. On your Spider Diagram put these four sub-headings Illustration Typography Advertising Packaging
  5. 5. Brief: Creative Letter Write up the Design Brief in your sketchbook (you may choose to type it). It should have the title: ‘Brief: Creative letter’ and be well presented Home Learning: Due Wednesday 18th September Task 2 Design Brief a letter inspired by patterns and mark- making. You should use one of your initials. You should research and develop an original design to represent your chosen letter. This task will take inspirations from Designers and your environment to create sketchbook work and a professional outcome.
  6. 6. Look around you… there are patterns everywhere! ….your school tie, plants, your pencil case... Use objects to create intricate patterns and marks using a fine liner. Task 3 Mark -Making Home Learning: Due Wednesday 25th September Complete at least a double page of mark- making in your sketchbook. This should include the title ‘Mark-making’ and have annotations showing where the patterns have been drawn from. For extra marks you could take a few photographs!
  7. 7. Mark-making ideas
  8. 8. • All Artists and Designers will research the work of others to gather INSPIRATION. • Create a page of Artist research on ONE of the following Designers: • Sean McCabe (designs as Seanwes) • Craig Ward • Evelin Kasikov • Ooli Mos • David Smith Task 4: Research Home Learning: Due Wednesday 2nd October Complete at least a double page of Artist Research. This must include: a title, good quality images, a transcription and facts and opinions (using the ‘How to write about Artists’ sheet)
  9. 9. Sean McCabe Sean McCabe or Seanwes creates hand lettering. He is also an Artist, Type Designer and Illustrator,
  10. 10. “I was inspired by such simple and ordinary things as mosses and lichens. Maybe they are not as magnificent and beautiful as trees and flowers, but they are really old and they have so many different and interesting forms! I think they have something from animal nature.” ‘Mossy alphabet’ by Ooli Mos
  11. 11. Craig Ward is a British born designer and art director currently based in New York. Occasional artist, sometime author and a contributor to several industry journals, he is known primarily for his pioneering typographic works. • Ward
  12. 12. Evelin Kasikov is a graphic designer and author of CMYK embroidery. She spent a decade working in advertising before completing an MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins Her approach to craft is analytical and firmly rooted in her graphic design background. She uses typography, grid systems and design techniques to challenge the preconceptions of embroidery. Her embroidered illustrations have been commissioned by the likes of The Guardian, WIRED and The New York Times, as well as published in design books and magazines worldwide. Kasikov-contact Evelin Kasikov
  13. 13. David Smith David Smith is inspired by Victorian lettering and he is a name that has become well known in sign-writing circles with high quality, hand crafted reverse glass signs and decorative mirrors. It is fair to say that now-a-days this is the main thrust of his work. There is, however, more to his story.
  14. 14. 1.Choose a letter from your initials 2.Trace the boxes from the worksheet into your sketchbook and draw your chosen letter a hundred different ways in the boxes. 3.Add the title ‘Initial Letter Designs’ Task 5: Initial Letter Designs Home Learning: Due Wednesday 9th October Complete Initial lettering in your sketchbook
  15. 15. http://alphabet100.blogspot.c a Useful Website for ideas
  16. 16. Create at least two final design ideas in your sketchbook. You should write notes next to your designs which EXPLAIN your thinking. Create at least a double page of photographs. These photographs should be close ups that have inspired your mark-making and pattern Task 6: Sketchbook Designs Home Learning: Due Wednesday 6th November Complete two sketchbook designs and photographs
  17. 17. Present your completedPresent your completed letter design on a sheet ofletter design on a sheet of A3 paper (mounted on blackA3 paper (mounted on black card). Your letter shouldcard). Your letter should measure 18cm in height andmeasure 18cm in height and be presented using a blackbe presented using a black fine liner.fine liner. Task 7: Final Design Home Learning: Tbc