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68 resources with the concept graphic design

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Skateboard Deck Graphics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young artists don't need to be skateboarders to enjoy this assignment. Class members use the provided worksheet to craft 10 sketches that convey action or motion using no more than seven lines. They then select their three best ideas and...
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Lesson: Emory Douglas: Here and Now: Looking at Contemporary Struggle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After looking into the life, art, and social contributions of artist Emory Douglas, learners analyze several social art pieces. They use Emory Douglas as an example of social art, then consider 10 other pieces. They write a paper...
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Word: SmartArt Graphics

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible to communicate information with graphics instead of text? With an informative video, scholars discover how to use SmartArt in a Microsoft Word document. They learn how to add text to a SmartArt graphic and how to organize...
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Visual Metaphors in Scenic Design: Activity

For Students 9th - 12th
As part of a study of how visual metaphors are used in set design, class members examine an image of designer Josef Svoboda's 3-D scale model for the opera Idomeneo, re` di Creta. They then find another example that employs a visual...
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Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
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Illustration: Self Portrait in a Masterpiece

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology and art combine in a creative lesson. Kids discuss portrait art and they search online and save a portrait created by one of their favorite artists. They have their picture taken exactly like their chosen portrait, then use...
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Vitamin D and Me

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a graphic organizer showing the importance of Vitamin D intake. In this Vitamin D lesson, Students list problems with Vitamin D deficiency and create poster boards in small groups. Individually, students will create menus...
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4-H Line and Design Advanced Leader's Page

For Students 5th - 7th
Incorporate 21st century graphic design skills into an advanced line and design activity activity. 4-H'ers will have a blast using a computer graphics program to re-create an image, unscrambling design terms and matching them with...
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Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum

For Teachers K - 12th
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5,...
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Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud, Revised Edition

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How can Adobe Creative Cloud enhance digital art and media design? Readers explore just that with the Digital Foundations eBook. They learn how to source images and how to create symmetry and asymmetry in their digital designs. They also...
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Vector Graphics Use Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
 Future computer scientists participate in three activities to learn about vector graphics. They create their own logo, recreate a drawing using given functions, and use software to produce images.
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on...
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International Trade Web Pages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe how a country is currently engaging in international trade in terms of both imports and exports, as well as identifying trade barriers. They conduct research to identify the institutions and culture of a country. Using...
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Web Designs: A Story Comes Alive

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work cooperatively to choose a theme, write a story, and produce a web site to display this story in this middle-level lesson on the career of a web designer. This excellent lesson ends with an organized, web site launch party.
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A Day in the Life

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a movie or slide show depicting a typical day at school through the eyes of a student. Students will use knowledge and experience to tell about events. Students will use multimedia to tell about events.
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Office: Working with Icons

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover a great way to add graphics to a digital project by using Microsoft Office's Icons feature. Using a helpful lesson viewers discover a library of professional graphics at their disposal. They learn how to scroll through a wide...
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Self Portrait Propaganda Poster

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Using age-old propaganda methods alongside a modern resource, class members take pictures of themselves and turn them into parodies from another image, or they create entirely new versions of propaganda. They view photographs of past...
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Book Cover Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design book covers. In this graphic design lesson, students are introduced to designing book covers. Students develop skills on how to promote their designs to clients. Students then create their own book covers.
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Logo Design Basics: School ID

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design a new logo for their school. In this graphic design lesson, students learn the fundamentals of logo design and how to incorporate the needs of the client in design development. Students design a new school logo that...
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Making and Breaking the Grid

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the grid in terms of a method of organization in our society as well as graphic design. In this "Making and Breaking the Grid" lesson, students design solutions to common problems and draw conclusions about patterns and...
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Logo Design Basics: Your Name Here

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students become familiar with the fundamentals of graphic design to develop a logo. In this logo design lesson, students generate their own two logos using their own name and a personal hobby as inspiration. Students select their...
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Line and Design (Advanced)

For Students 7th - 10th
As part of an exploration of line and design, students complete a variety of activities which include discussing a list of vocabulary terms, and learning about principles of design.
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Clip (Sm)Art Calendar

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students are presented with the Aztec calendar, as well as other "primitive" ways of keeping time cycles. They create their own way to measure a year and develop visual symbols for each "month." The symbols are enlarged, manipulated...
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Getting In the Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how interactive Web sites support live sports programming, and then design Internet sites that provide interactive support for a favorite television program. They present their mock ups to the class.