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6 Tips For Graphic Design Sizzle

10 minutes 8 seconds

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Digital color invitation for, "A Birthday Party for Charlie Johnson," with a typed note next to it. Caption. Sends the Reader a Shorter message. A shorter, more precise message.

When Emma needs help with her food drive poster, her friends take it on as a graphics project. They demonstrate each of the six tips for great design and reveal the dramatically-different finished product. Tips include: 1) a picture is worth a thousand words, 2) divide and conquer, 3) the five Ws, 4) the "Z" format, 5) using a reverse font, and 6) forget the feet.

Media Details

Runtime: 10 minutes 8 seconds

  • Topic: Arts
  • Subtopic: Arts
  • Grade/Interest Level: 5 - 9
  • Standards:
  • Release Year: 2004
  • Producer/Distributor: Learning ZoneXpress
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Viewer Comments

  • Tiny alice
    Alice M. (Pittsburgh, PA)
    February 25th, 2015 at 10:08 PM

    Perfect for beginning Design in the Middle school.