4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.e. Assignment three: Re-appropriating images · Assignments · Uncategorized

Assignment Three – 2

Send your essay to your tutor together with a 500-word commentary about your experience of Part Three. For example, which project(s) most engaged your interest? Was there any activity that you found particularly enjoyable – or difficult? Why was that? Has your work on this part of the course inspired you to do further visual… Continue reading Assignment Three – 2

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.e. Assignment three: Re-appropriating images · Assignments

Assignment Three – 1

Identify an example of re-appropriation within visual communication. As the Botero example suggests, this could be illustrators or designers drawing from wider visual culture within their work, advertisers using ideas from films, the satirical reuse of media images for political ends, or the reuse of text and image within collage. The reuse could be within… Continue reading Assignment Three – 1

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.d. Project 4: Time and place

Exercise 4 – Cutting Edge

Explore a range of websites or other forms of new media (games, video, other interactive media, etc.) and identify examples of what you would consider cutting edge or inventive forms of visual communication. You could conduct your search in terms of the aesthetics used, the functionality of the site, or simply the ideas being explored.… Continue reading Exercise 4 – Cutting Edge

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.d. Project 4: Time and place

Exercise 3 – Visual conventions for time and place

• Find examples of different visual conventions used to convey time and/or place/ space – frame-by-frame storytelling, handling of perspective, use of speech bubbles, etc. – from different historical periods. Use this exercise to develop your research skills by accessing the online image libraries available to you at OCA, conducting internet image searches, or accessing… Continue reading Exercise 3 – Visual conventions for time and place

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.d. Project 4: Time and place

Exercise 2 – Knitting Patterns

Your view of knitting will be shaped both by your own experience of it – as a knitter, a wearer of knitted items or friend or relative of someone who knits – and through visual representations of knitting as an activity. • To start with, produce a quick mind map of what knitting means to… Continue reading Exercise 2 – Knitting Patterns

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.d. Project 4: Time and place

Exercise 1 – The next big thing

Choose an example of contemporary visual communication, for example a specific piece of graphic design, an illustration or an advert. I chose to work with the advertising for the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phone. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2017/08/06/samsung-galaxy-note-8-release-date-specs-camera-price/#3b1a7b1466d1 (Accessed 16/09/2017) • What characterises it as ‘new’? How does it fit within wider contemporary trends? There isn’t something… Continue reading Exercise 1 – The next big thing

4. Part Three - Visual Communications · 4.c. Project 3: Reading visual communications

Exercise 2 – Join the Navy

http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Join-the-Navy-War-Propaganda-Vintage-Ad-Posters_i10456522_.html (Accessed 16/09/2017) • First, look carefully at the image below and describe its literal elements (i.e. denotation). What can you see? DENOTATION Man on a speeding torpedo Dressed in Navy uniform with hat Large, bold text Man has a smile on his face Holding something in his right hand but able to see what… Continue reading Exercise 2 – Join the Navy