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Graphic Design

AIMS

  • To introduce students to Graphic Design and Communication, Advertising, Typography, page layout, logo design.

  • Give students an understanding of the creative process and the historical context in the way Graphic design informs, persuades and illustrates.

  • Introduce a variety of image making methods using both traditional and digital techniques. The importance of idea creation and methods.

  • Extend creative thinking, exploring ideas and experimentation beyond the obvious.

  • Develop a sound understanding of the issues, surrounding and concerning Graphic design in the 21st century.

COURSE CONTENT
Two- year Cambridge Pre- U Graphic Communication made up of three parts:

  1. The Portfolio which consists of experimental work, short and medium length projects, series of outcomes, sketchbooks documenting research & development.

  2. The Personal Study - an illustrated 3000 word in depth study looking at an aspect of Graphic Design history/practice to be agreed via a written proposal with Cambridge Pre U.

  3. The Project - externally set assignment, combining by Cambridge Pre U 

 

 

TEACHING STAFF

A. Bradbury, B.A., A.R.P.S.