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Opening a BOX.com account

There are many ways to safely and securely store your personal files these days. One method in particular that is growing in popularity is ‘online storage’ which allows anyone with internet access to store, manage, share and sync files across multiple devices anywhere in the world. What’s better is that most services offer a free subscription! One […]

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Taking Risks

A large component in Visual Communication and Design is the ‘design process’. Students assume the roles of a professional designer working with a fictional client to solve a communication need. A lot of time and effort (particularly in Year Twelve) is spent on throughout this process to ensure the best outcome/result. Students recently completed a SAT […]

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Vis Comm Preparation

Introduction Visual Communication is a bridge between an idea and its intended audience. In the fields of architecture, engineering, graphic, industrial and multimedia design, advertising and marketing, cartography and fashion, for example, visual communicators use text and/or image to communicate information. Visual Communication Design Study Design Equipment: It is important that students come prepared to each class next […]

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Analysis Through Observation

Chapter 9; Introduction: Visual communications are a reflection of their time, and often depict the fashion, taste and trends of a period. The impact of social change can be clearly seen in many areas of design including fashion, architecture, graphic design and product design. Materials and media used in the production of visual communications change […]

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SAT RESULTS

Visual Communication & Design SAT – 33% of overall mark In comparison to previous years, students performed exceptionally well in the SAT. It’s pleasing to see students adhere to all the criteria and successfully produce a folio and 2 successful finals. Design Briefs were generally quite good – most students achieved a VERY HIGH in […]

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UNIT 3/4 EXAM

Folio requirements allowed no CLASS TIME to study for PRACTICE EXAM; despite this, the results were rather disappointing. In some cases, questions were not attempted and very simple mistakes were made – this is unacceptable at a Year 12 level. The exam is both PRACTICAL and ANALYTICAL. The exam focuses on material studied predominantly in […]

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