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 […]
This Term, my Year 7 Art class was introduced to perspective drawing methods. Specifically, we focussed on how ‘one-point perspective’ is commonly used in paintings & drawing to create the illusion of depth and space. Students were asked to complete their own one-point perspective drawings and render them using coloured-pencil. Here is a finished product!
I’ve been recently introduced to a range of new effects and plugins from Red Giant Software. I spent some time over the weekend exploring ‘form’ which has some serious power and has the ability to do some really cool stuff with particles. In this example I converted some text into a layer of particles that would disintegrate, twist […]
Melbourne Art Fair, Australia’s premier visual arts event returns to the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building from 1-5 August 2012
Whilst introducing students to perspective drawing methods, they were ask to complete a ‘two-point perspective’ drawing of a building. They were given some basic parameters to work with, but the brief allowed for creative freedom. This particular student chose to create a two-point perspective drawing of a small theater. The results were fantastic! The rendering in particular really compliments […]