In this particular lesson we learnt on working with
- rhythm and balance
- hierarchy of information
and various Design terms
- Basic colour theory – Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Complementary, Analogous
- Hue: is the colour’s position in the spectrum. The colour shift depending on its saturation and value.
- Saturation: (also known as Chroma) is the relative purity of the colour as it neutralises to grey
- Value: is the light or dark character of the colour, also known as luminance, brightness
- Shade: is a variation of a hue produced by the addition of black
- Tint: is a variation of a hue produced by the addition of white
- Colour Models – CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) – Used in the printing process. CMY and K are known as the process colours and full colour printing is known as four-colour process.
- RGB – Red Green Blue (screen solution)
(All terms from lesson presentation)
Also an insight on how various artists take these specific elements and work with them, particularly the following:
After this point we had to use what we had learnt and produce our own work inspired by our particular local areas ( as in our previous lesson we were asked to collect printed matter/ephemera of our local areas – tickets, brochures, postcards, etc.)
I was able to collect similar items such as brochures, tickets etc. which i then used to influence the colours and materials i picked, in order to create a brief piece that summarised what we had learnt in that particular lesson.