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Re: elements/principles worksheet??


Date: Fri Feb 01 2002 - 20:06:23 PST

You can order videos from Davis Publications that deals separately with
Principles of Design and Elements of Design. They are both hosted by Gerald
Brommer and most any age can easily understand the concepts. I use it in my
high school design classes. I also put together (for each video) questions
that can be filled in as the video is playing. Keeps those students
thinking while the video is playing and cuts down on those students who like
to take cat-naps once the lights are turned off. I give the students a
couple of extra credit points for answering the questions.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Maw-Deis, Caroline" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 1:36 PM
Subject: elements/principles worksheet??

> Dear Friends:
> I am wondering if anyone has a Poster or Worksheet/Handout of the
> Elements/Princiles of Design. Kind of like a checklist of information to
> give to students on HOW TO DESIGN posters in a creative and appealing way
> they work on graphic projects for other subjects and on power-point
> presentations. So often they are fascinated by all the glitter and jazz
> designing with ready-made images that they 'glop' it all together, or just
> place info randomly on their poster board without any real aesthetic
> considerations, afterall "its just for math class" or something. I'd like
> to offer them a quick list of things to consider before handing it in...
> thanx,
> caroline