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Foundation in Design – January Intake 2017

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Lecture 6. Visual Semiotics.

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Mr. Choy joined us today for this lecture which was based on Visual Semiotics. “Visual is very dominant today” – Mr. Choy Saussure and Peirce Developed Models Saussure Model: Signified – Denote (fact) | Signifier – Connotation A sign is produced when both are brought together. Take a heart for example. It’s nice. But if you right drugs underneath it, it will...

Photoshop Editing

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Original Picture:

Problems Identified:
1) Lines are not straight.
2) Person is not bright enough/visible.

Edited:

Original Picture:

Problems Identified:
1) Buildings not straight.
2) kids not bright enough/visible.

Edited:

Lecture 5. Starting Over.

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Mr. Charles had to go on a leave for the rest of the semester. I jinxed myself. Okay so this week, a new lecturer came to teach us. She’ll be with us for the rest of the semester. She seems to be pretty cool! First impressions, definitely not disappointed about Mr. Charles leaving.   So we were given an overview of CTX and we were briefed about Assignment 2 which is to present a...

Lecture 4. Post Modernism.

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This week’s lecture is no ordinary lecture. We were told to wear our National Clothes! I wore Shalwar Kameez since i’m from Pakistan. 🇵🇰 Mr. Choy conducted part of this lecture. He started off by giving us a recap of Modernism then off to the main topic. Post Modernism. So what is Post Modernism? Post Modernism movements are diverse and disparate. They have a lot of emphasis on image...

Photography – Exposure Settings

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Hey guys. So this week our teacher told us to work on different Exposures to check how the ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture work together to tweak the final picture. Here are 3 sets of pictures (Indoors, Outdoors and Mixed) consisting of 3 pictures each (Slightly overexposed, Slightly underexposed and Normal). Set 1: Indoors: Slightly Overexposed: Slightly Underexposed:   Normal: Set 2: Mix...

Lecture 3. Modernism.

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Let me get things straight. We went real deep with this one. Okay so from what I’ve learnt from CTX’ Lecture 3, which was about Modernism, is that back in the 18th century, Britain was hit by something… something revolutionary. It got hit by the Industrial Revolution which then slowly spread throughout the world. The Industrial Revolution is known to be the single most important...

Lecture 2.0 – CTX?

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CTX CTX CTX … What is it that we do in CTX? Well, for starters, Contextual Studies is the study about the meaning being a topic. Since we’re Foundation in Design students, we’ll be focusing on the meaning and purpose behind design trends, styles, influences and it’s origin. Starting off, we were given a lecture on copying and replication. Mr. Charles, our lecturer, gave an...

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