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Composition Techniques for Graphic Design 2

 

Graphic Design Composition Techniques 2

 

Deconstruct and Rebuild an Image

Deconstruct and Rebuild an Image

Try breaking up an image into its basic parts and then reorganize its shapes into a new design. Picasso and Braque were the first artists to use this technique in a style of art called Cubism. Designers often pinch good ideas from the fine arts.

 

Develop a Playful Imagination

Develop a Playful Imagination

Here the image is reconstructed as a nursery jigsaw. A playful imagination is a must when exploring ideas.

 

Switch Positive to Negative

Positive to Negative

Try changing the image to generate an idea. A switch from positive to negative provides a spark of inspiration......

 

One idea often leads to another......

Customer Services

Our sad and happy faces outline the objective of every Customer Services Department - to turn angry frowns into sunny smiles.

 

......and another.

Emotional Traffic Lights

A set of traffic lights that reflect the driver's emotions.

Composition Techniques for Graphic Design

 

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Each of the font symbols above was randomly chosen as a starting point to demonstrate the process of developing an idea for a graphic design.

Click on each symbol to explore a range of composition techniques that you can use to develop and adapt for your own ideas in graphic design.

Once you have studied our examples you can find other symbols in our free Graphic Design Resource Sheets that you may print and use to explore the techniques you have learned.

Graphic Design: Logotypes and Typography

These lessons introduce you to some basic principles of good design that will help you to develop effective logotypes with an understanding of relevant typography.

 

 

 

Graphic Design: How to Create and Develop Ideas

These lessons introduce you to some of the skills and techniques that will expand your creativity in developing original ideas for graphic design.

 

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