The two graphic design classes learned the first two rules of design: contrast and repetition. They focused on these two rules to create their band posters. The most important information has the most contrast and there are repeated patterns, colors and shapes that create repetition to lead the viewer’s eye around the piece.
Next up are the next two rules of design: alignment and proximity. When following all four rules, great design is guaranteed!
Bust out the piano, it’s time for silent films! Silent films are TV 2 first introduction to applying filters to their work in order to manipulate footage to look old. Think of it like an Instagram for film. The students are introduced to landmark films from the silents era such as Georges Mieles A Trip to the moon.
Students learn how to add dust and scratches, change the film speed, as well as strip out color to manipulate the footage to look old. The students tend to love this project, and the results are usually very funny. Check them out.
Check out all of the films here.