Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Due 5/14 Visual Literacy

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“Are you visually literate? Are your kids?”
Read the blog posting by Leslie Madsen Brooks and follow the links listed.

Color Matters
Visit the Color Matters website and read about color symbolism in different cultures. Browse the website to learn more about the significance of colors in our lives.

Basic Principles of Visual Design
There are four basic concepts of visual design, Contrast, Alignment, Repetition and Proximity (CARP). Understanding the principles and being able to name them will greatly enhance your visual literacy.

Supplementary Resources:

Color Resources
Visual literacy – ideas and resources for young learners

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