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How can the drawing of images aid communication? How can they help us in business, in our everyday and personal lives? Rich Pictures is a term used to describe a means of communicating, expressing and discussing complex ideas though images. Although the term is primarily used in a modern business setting, the Rich Pictures concept is wide ranging and has evolved over thousands of years.
They can be seen on ancient cave walls, are used in therapy and they signal to us in globally understood icon. They are also a way to debate large and significant problems. This collection of films explores the concept of Rich Pictures and many ways images have evolved into communication tools.

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How can the drawing of images aid communication? How can they help us in business, in our everyday and personal lives? Rich Pictures is a term used to describe a means of communicating, expressing and discussing complex ideas though images. Although the term is primarily used in a modern business setting, the Rich Pictures concept is wide ranging and has evolved over thousands of years.
They can be seen on ancient cave walls, are used in therapy and they signal to us in globally understood icon. They are also a way to debate large and significant problems. This collection of films explores the concept of Rich Pictures and many ways images have evolved into communication tools.

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    The Art of Rich Pictures in Communicative Art

    The Art of Rich Pictures in Communicative Art

    How do images communicate messages?

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    Transcript -- The Art of Rich Pictures in Communicative Art

    Transcript -- The Art of Rich Pictures in Communicative Art

    How do images communicate messages?

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    The Art of Rich Pictures in Rich Pictures

    The Art of Rich Pictures in Rich Pictures

    What are Rich Pictures and how do they help us communicate?

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    Transcript -- The Art of Rich Pictures in Rich Pictures

    Transcript -- The Art of Rich Pictures in Rich Pictures

    What are Rich Pictures and how do they help us communicate?

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    The Art of RIch Pictures in Icons and Signs

    The Art of RIch Pictures in Icons and Signs

    Icons as a Communication medium

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    Transcript -- The Art of RIch Pictures in Icons and Signs

    Transcript -- The Art of RIch Pictures in Icons and Signs

    Icons as a Communication medium

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