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How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from scratch? Steve Garner, Professor of Design at The Open University answers these questions and others in this introduction to design basics. All design begins with translating ideas on to a canvas, and this collection encourages you to begin thinking about design principles from how letters are shaped to creating three dimensional models.

This material forms part of The Open University course U101 Design thinking.

Design for beginners - for iPod/iPhone The Open University

    • Arts
    • 3.5, 80 Ratings

How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from scratch? Steve Garner, Professor of Design at The Open University answers these questions and others in this introduction to design basics. All design begins with translating ideas on to a canvas, and this collection encourages you to begin thinking about design principles from how letters are shaped to creating three dimensional models.

This material forms part of The Open University course U101 Design thinking.

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This looks more like the Open Primary School than the Open University. We are bring shown how to shade in an area with a pencil, how to use tracing paper, how to copy a simple shape. Why would anyone aged >6 want to see this?

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