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Assignment

2 Duration: Completed Assignment Due on September 14, 2011 EXERCISE 2 OBJECTIVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The Elements and Principles of Design according to you 1. Cut a .5-inch square cleanly through a magazine, yielding dozens of unexpected compositions. Select ten of these small squares to use as imagery in an accordion book about the elements of principles. Each element or principle must have its own page. You will determine appropriate typeface to use for legibility and readability and determine your layout based on what you have covered in this segment. When printed and put together your book will have twenty pages and 2 more pages one Cover and the other a Back cover. List the Table of Contents on the inside cover. In addition to the title, add an interesting and inspiring or thoughtful quotation about design and your name as author. Design a book that you feel will engage your regional and international audience. 2. Scan the squares at 200% and place them into a page layout file in Adobe Illustrator (sized and formatted in 5-inch-square pages. Pair the images with a text gathered from Wikipedia or other sources with defintions of the elements and principles of design. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Line, Shape, Colour, Texture, Value, Pattern, Figure/Ground, Format, Balance, Visual Hierarchy, Emphasis, Rythmn, Unity, Perceptual Organisation, Correspondence and Continuity, Alignment, Flow, Scale/Proportion, Learn the formal elements of graphic design Understand the principles of design Examine visual hierarchy Learn about scale Comprehend mathematical ratios and proportional systems Grasp illusion and the manipulation of graphic space

19. Volume, 20. Picture Plane and Depth 3. Create a visual "story" of the elements and principles of design, by considering the pacing and scale of the images and text within each spread and across the entire sequence of pages. Pages stand alone plus together tell a complete story of the E&P. 4. The cover of the accordion book, must have the title The Elements and Principles of Design according to include your name using an appropriate typeface. Student Deliverables: 1. Original Adobe Illustrator File of your assignment 2. PDF of your completed layout September 21, 2011 3. The Completed Printed Accordion Book Must be submitted towards your Mid-Semester Critique Date to be announced. Grade 20%
Include your student number on all assignments, plus name of assignment and your name.


Lecturer: susan.lee-quee@emc.edu.jm 366-2751 (1) 620-7283 Examples of pages