Presentation on theme: "Digital Graphic Design. Civilizations are often measured by the art they leave for future civilizations. If we want to be recognized as a hot shot civilization,"— Presentation transcript:
Civilizations are often measured by the art they leave for future civilizations. If we want to be recognized as a hot shot civilization, some of our art work needs help! Our mission is to design digital artifacts that will make future civilizations say, “Wow!” The Problem The Mission
www.build-it-yourself.com The Art of Civilizations Cave Drawings: We know about civilizations that lived 12,000 years ago by the paintings they drew on caves in France.
www.build-it-yourself.com Buddha: The Awakened One is a being who has become fully enlightened, has permanently overcome anger, greed, and ignorance, and has achieved complete liberation from suffering, better known as Nirvana. The Buddha at the North Temple Pagoda in Suzhou does not have a big stomach because of his appetite, but because he's swallowing all the evil of the world (or so they say). The Art of Civilizations
www.build-it-yourself.com The Sphinx: The body of a lion with the head of a king or god, the sphinx symbolizes strength and wisdom. A great sphinx sits outside the Egyptian pyramids and says, “Don’t mess with me!” The Art of Civilizations
www.build-it-yourself.com What’s the ugliest thing you can think of that is part of our civilization? The Art of Civilizations
A great idea may never be appreciated if it is presented the ugly way. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” Aristotle Discovery www.build-it-yourself.com
1.Design Principles Lab Book 2.Screen saver 3.Animated gif 4.Illustrated story trailer for a game 5.Cuckoo time machine www.build-it-yourself.com
Digital Graphic Design Find 3 examples of way cool designs and way ugly designs (made by people, not nature): 1)Cars 2)Fashion 3)Buildings 4)Games
www.build-it-yourself.com A color can appear to be different when it is combined with another color. Which small purple rectangle is lighter?
Color Wheel www.build-it-yourself.com A color can appear to be different when it is combined with another color. Which small purple rectangle is lighter?
Color Wheel www.build-it-yourself.com You will almost always get a satisfactory result if you choose adjacent colors on this color wheel. You can get into trouble if you put colors on opposite sides of the color wheel.
Digital Graphic Design Google Color Wheel images. Add a color wheel to your lab book. Add an example of 3 good and 3 bad color combinations.
Digital Graphic Design Draw graffiti outlines of your first name. Copy your name and try different color combinations.
Google famous quotes or funny jokes And then turn them into Graffiti Or you may use the following quotes: "Those who claim a thing is impossible should not interrupt those that are doing it." Old Chinese proverb "The Ark was built by amateurs, the titanic by experts... Don't wait for the experts." Murray Cohen
"I am opposed to millionaires... but it would be dangerous to offer me the position." Mark Twain "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." Mark Twain "Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was 'shut up'." Joe Namath Healthy diet: If it tastes good... spit it out!! If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. African Proverb "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." Thomas Edison "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." Thomas Edison
"Wham! Pow! Bam! Holy Catfish!" Batman and Robin Robin: "That's an impossible shot, Batman." Batman: "That's a negative attitude, Robin." Batman: "Experience teaches slowly, Robin. And at a cost of many mistakes." You can't win if you don't bet. Put all your eggs in one basket and watch that basket. "Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior." Socrates "Children nowadays are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food and tyrannize their teachers." Socrates
The importance of good looking designs File management Power Point (vector drawings) Paint, Gimp, Photoshop (pixel drawings) Graffiti (typography) Color (associations and psychology) Layout (clear, concise, compelling designs) What we should know: www.build-it-yourself.com
Find 5 quotes or jokes for a screen saver Write a storyline to be illustrated Outline content for a Web site Make a Graffiti sign for your door Find good and bad examples of design in: - Fashion - Cars - Buildings - Games - Sports Home Projects www.build-it-yourself.com