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Practical Graphic Design is a self-paced, self-teaching course that introduces the fundamentals of graphic design in a clear concise and fun way. This book shows the student great examples and includes tests and design projects. The book is full of information that is fundamental in the world of graphic design. It is based on the proven self-study methods developed in all of our other books. Graphic design is used in every aspect of our lives. The intent of Practical Graphic Design is to introduce students to the basics of graphic design and to make students aware of the possibilities of career options. Graphic design is used in all types of presentations, sales, information, technical illustration, manuals, etc. This book gives you the tools for developing ads, business cards, and other documents. Practical Graphic Design can be a key component in helping to decide on a career path. The student learns by observing, reasoning, & doing. All the lessons in this book may be accomplished both by hand and on the computer using graphic design software. Practical Graphic Design exposes the student to many types of graphic design concepts. Topics include design rules, page layout, dominance, repetition, rhythm, unity, contrast, gradation, and balance. Graphic design touches our lives everyday. Someone chooses the type, colors, and layout for every book, newspaper, or ad. This book uses humor to make this topic even more fun! Watch out for the Graphic Design Police! This 153 page book contains a glossary, tests and answers, a resource list and eight chapters. You do not need a computer and page layout software to complete this course, but it would be beneficial. If you don't have these two things, then these are the supplies needed: Mechanical or standard wooden pencils, technical pens, markers, a drawing board, T-square, triangle, masking tape, ruler, watercolor markers, colored pencils, transfer type, circle and oval plastic templates, tracing, layout paper.
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Book Description Insight Technical Education, 1999. Condition: New. Paul Bunch (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0972205853
Book Description Insight Technical Education, 1999. Spiral-bound. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110972205853