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High [9th-12th] Video

Introduction to Inkscape: principles of design Video

Created on October 31, 2016 by ktdyra

Students first learn about the principles of design and create abstract designs based on the principles. They are then taught how to use Inkscape (a free, open source program similar to illustrator) and create 3 computer generated designs.

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Swbat define the principles of design
Swbat demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of design through the creation of computer generated designs

Sketch pad
Computer access
Inkscape or similar program

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Draw an abstract example of each principle of design
Pick 3 best designs and color
Watch instructional video ( and create designs
Print, mat and hand in


Abstract Art

Balance, Color/Value, Contrast, Emphasis, Form, Line, Movement, Proportion/Size, Rhythm/Pattern, Shape, Space, Texture, Unity/Harmony, Variety