Grand Manan Community School

Graphic Art and Design 11

 What is Graphic Design? 

Using Shapes, Words, and Images to communicate a message effectively.


Graphic Design = Communication


 How will you know if you are a successful Graphic Designer?  Ask yourself:

  1. How clear is the message?
  2. Does the design meet the clients needs and vision?
  3. Does it make people take a second look?


Click on the links below to get the material and assignments to complete the unit.


The 7 ​Elements Of Design
Color​ ​Line & Shape Texture​
​Size & Space Value



The 5 ​Principles Of Design
Balance Proportion Rhythm/Repetition
Emphasis/Contrast Harmony/Unity