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Demo Post

This is a demo post for your first DTC 201 Blog. Make sure that you insert your images at a smaller size so the text cap wrap around the image. You can click on the images to see a larger … Continue reading

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Title – Your First and Last Name

Write your post….. Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane: Sample Post by Kristin Becker

I think it’s fascinating how the same component of a composition can function as point, line, or plane, depending on how it is pictured, including how it is framed by the camera and how it relates to other compositional elements. … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane – Sample Post by Kristin Becker

I feel this poster is balanced because my eye moves through the composition without getting stuck: The bold title of the poster at mid-line (ITC Officiana) functions as both a point and a line. It functions as a point because … Continue reading

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Technological Artifact: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

  I still have an old shoebox full of the mixed tapes that I listened to in my car during high school and college. Any one of these tapes with hand-made, illustrated case covers would be an appropriate technological artifact … Continue reading

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Figure / Ground and Framing – Sample Post by Kristin Becker

This band poster is an example of how the figure-ground relationship can be reversible, and therefore extremely dynamic. In some parts of the composition, the white areas read as ground, background, or negative space and the black areas read as legible … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

In the first fifty pages of her graphic novel, What It Is, Lynda Barry asks questions like “What is an image?” and “Where are images found?” She seems self-conscious about her ability to create successful images as an adult artist, and … Continue reading

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Framing: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

This spread from the graphic novel “Goodbye, Chunky Rice” by Craig Thompson shows many of the powerful and complex design options offered by the concept of framing: The individual parts of the comic strip are each frames, and some of … Continue reading

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Color: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

This page from graphic novelist Chris Ware’s book, “Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth” is an excellent example of the interaction of fully saturated color with very desaturated color. The colors used in the backgrounds and buildings of each … Continue reading

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Texture: Sample Post Kristin Becker

In “Graphic Design: The New Basics,” the authors make a distinction between virtual texture and physical texture. Virtual texture is the “optical appearance of a surface:” As a viewer, we can learn something about an object or image without actually having … Continue reading

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