GRAPHIC DESIGN – Semiotics, Symbol, Icon

Students explore semiotics (the study of signs) and use coloured pencils to design a poster that communicates a message without words.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN – Semiotics, Symbol, Icon

Supplies:

  • Crayola Coloured Pencils - 24 Count
  • Crayola Fine Line Markers - 12 Count
  • Photocopied Handout (Downloads)
 

Steps:

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Step 1
  1. Use the provided worksheet to research and draw four different symbols that convey a simple message. (Downloads - GRAPHIC_worksheet.pdf)
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Step 2
  1. Pick your most effective rough sketch to expand on for your final drawing.
  2. Use the provided worksheet to draw your final copy.
  3. Make sure your colour choice helps to convey your message.
  4. Remember to keep your semiotic design simple and easy to understand.