Receive an overview of the ideation phase of a creative project.
- [Instructor] Armed with your research,…you should now be able to move into the ideation phase.…Begin with creating something like mind maps…to distill your thoughts,…and then create mood boards to show them physically…and work as a reference throughout the ideation phase.…Mood boards are a collection of different sources derived…from your research and initial ideas that you can add to…and refine as you bounce thoughts around.…Use the web, use books, use your camera, use fabrics,…use anything that you feel is connected to your ideas.…
Typically, and in my humble opinion the best way,…these are a form of collage on physical boards…such as foam core board that you can stick things to easily…with glue and will accept pins and so on.…If you preferred, you could just as easily…use a digital board on a site like Pinterest.…And I suppose the advantage there is you don't need…to be in the same location…to view the boards with your colleagues.…The downside would be…that you're maybe not exploring other sources effectively…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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