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Graphic Communications by Mind Map: Graphic Communications

1. What do we use to communicate?

1.1. Words

1.2. Symbols

1.3. Pictures/Drawings

1.4. Colors

2. What does graphic communications mean?

2.1. Sharing of meaning and ideas

2.2. conveys messages

2.3. Graphics convey visual messages

3. History

3.1. Cave paintings

3.2. Egyptians used hieroglyphs (symbols)

3.3. The driving force behind the invention of alphabets

3.4. The first printing press

3.5. How has technology influenced graphic communication?

4. Materials

4.1. Substrate

4.2. Tape

4.3. Negative film

4.4. Masking sheets

4.5. Printing plates

4.6. Non photo blue pencils

4.7. T-squares

4.8. Ink

4.9. Binding materials

4.10. Staples

5. Examples of Graphic Communications?

5.1. Billboards

5.2. Business cards

5.3. Print materials

5.3.1. Newspapers

5.3.2. Magazines

5.3.3. Advertisments

5.4. Shirts

5.5. Magnets

5.6. Brochures

5.7. Fliers

5.8. Album covers

5.9. Posters

6. Important elements

6.1. Proper spelling and grammar

6.2. Balance

6.3. Contrast

6.4. Precision (straightness)

6.5. Does the design fit what or who it is for?

6.6. Unity

6.7. Rhythm

6.8. Proportion

6.9. Example:Which is easiest to read?

6.9.1. 1.Black

6.9.2. 2.Grey

6.9.3. 3.White

6.9.4. 4.Red

6.9.5. 5. Teal

7. It is art!

7.1. Origination of Ideas

7.1.1. Referencing other people's work for inspiration

7.1.2. Being inspired by other things around you

7.1.3. Using your imagination

7.2. Fonts

7.2.1. Typography

7.2.2. Challigraphy

7.3. Graffitti

7.3.1. Is a type of graphic communication that can have many meanings including political