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Visual arts education website.

Stop here for hints for learning Art, Media and Visual Communication Design. Find practical, theory tasks and lesson programs for upper secondary to VCE. While you're here, take a look at my latest art works.

VCD exam revision
I am taking orders now for 2020 VCD exam revision seminars. Get in now for September and October. Limited spaces available.

Student feedback said the most important skills they learnt were:

  • Rendering methods
  • Time management in the exam
  • Drawing ellipses
  • How to break down a question into smaller bits.
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All posters Now available in A4
Now available in A4 for student reference when writing design analyses. $3.76* per sheet when you order 100 copies.
Slog it out together...
My stunning Year 12s are currently doing their Segway designs. Click on the link below to visit this task page. I call it U3O1.4.
Am i seeing a pattern here?
Looking at the 'Thankyou.' cleaning products and 'Hawker' beer labels. Seeing something in common?

Move me

If you'r not doing interactive motion graphics you're not with the program.
What the?
I spotted this graphic of 'toilet people' at Cairns airport recently. Then it suddenly occurred to me. Is the way they are presented, as double images, actually related to how they might be seen, once leaving the bar adjacent?
Q. When is it appropriate to rip someone off? A. When you're a rapper. Record cover at left; Cut Copy, 'Zonoscope', 2011. At right: Blu, 'York', 2013. Must be a story behind this?
The real helvetica!
Can you imagine how excited I was to find my old Letraset catalogue from the early 80s! Here's a copy of the page on Helvetica Medium. Lovely!!
The real helvetica 2
Then here's the page in the Letraset catalogue of Helvetica Medium symbols. And look, it's next to Franklin Gothic Extra Condensed!