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Grease and glue

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Beetroot tales

Stalk stories Beetroot bunnies Other images to develop

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5: Production Publishing

Publishing models

There are three main publishing models that can be distinguished that have a different role for the designer. Model 1  the mainstream conventional model used in the large publishing houses Writer – Publisher – Editor – Designer – Production – Printer – Distribution – Retail The writer’s manuscript is the main source. The designer’s input comes between editor […]

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Alphabet

Runic alphabets

Wikipedia Elder Futhark (2nd to 8th centuries)  The Elder Futhark, used for writing Proto-Norse, consists of 24 runes that often are arranged in three groups of eight; each group is referred to as an Ætt. The earliest known sequential listing of the full set of 24 runes dates to approximately CE 400 and is found […]

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5: Production Design Technique Discoveries

Zentangle

  Zentangle website Anything is Possible One Stroke at a Time At first glance, a Zentangle creation can seem intricate and complicated. But, when you learn how it is done, you realize how simple it is . . . sort of like learning the secret behind a magic trick. Then, when you create a piece […]

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Self-publishing

Sources: OCA Book Design 1 Course Guide by Christian Lloyd pp92-94 OCA Photography 2 Landscape by Jesse Alexander pp157-162, Wikipedia and followup on web links therefrom. Self-publishing is where the author publishes their work independently from a publishing house.  It is seen as a means for authors and designers to ‘take back the power’ and enjoy […]

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4: Materials and Process 5: Production Alphabet Technique Discoveries

OHP Transparencies

There are different types of OHP transparencies: Smooth finish on both sides: meant for simple writing or drawing –  smearing or marker pen Textured surface on one side: different types for inkjet, laser and screenprinting. These give a more varied line and/or hold ink better on the textured side. Overhead Projector Transparency slides were a Happy […]

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Children’s Publishing (forthcoming)

Children’s publishing is a good example of the range of design approaches, with design styles adapted to suit the range of ages, from learner readers through to the teen and young adult market. Early reading books need to be robust – large, sturdy board books with thick pages strong enough to withstand heavy handling by toddlers. Young […]

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3: Principles 5: Production Typography

History of the Alphabet

Source edited from: Wikipedia History of the Alphabet Most or nearly all alphabetic scripts used throughout the world today ultimately go back to the proto-alphabet consonantal writing system used for Semitic languages in the Levant in the 2nd millennium BCE. Mainly through Phoenician and Aramaic, two closely related members of the Semitic family of scripts […]

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4: Materials and Process 5: Production Alphabet Assignment Technique Discoveries

Tissue paper

The Greed Game Letter T