Dishonesty: A Sin of Visual Storytelling

We are a visual society. It is almost impossible to NOT run into at least one piece of manipulated and fraudulent photos or videos. From news articles to social media posts, misleading information is everywhere. Honestly is not only expected and ethical, but should be an important element in any story. News & Journalism  CelebrityContinue reading “Dishonesty: A Sin of Visual Storytelling”

Deforestation: A Visual Understanding

The Information Many things in this world keep our ecosystem balanced. Trees and vegetation play a significant roll in removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from our air and replacing it with oxygen (O2).  “Deforestation is the permanent removal of trees to make room for something besides forest. This can include clearing the land for agriculture or grazing, orContinue reading “Deforestation: A Visual Understanding”

Book Cover Ignite

A book cover can serve many different functions. Depending on who you ask, a book cover could be a beautiful piece of art; to others, it’s simply a medium to sell the story inside.  Today, this presentation will focus on looking at a book cover’s ability to tell a story based on design principles, genre,Continue reading “Book Cover Ignite”

Emotion and Perception

As we go through life, we experience a wide range of emotions. To simplify the number of emotions that a person could go through, Robert Plutchik created his Wheel of Emotions. The theory focuses on eight basic emotions and creates various levels for each one.  Anger – annoyance/rage Disgust – boredom/loathing Fear – apprehension/terror Sadness –Continue reading “Emotion and Perception”

The Emotion of Photographs

These photos that I am about to show you all beautiful, functional, reflective. These three components make up well-executed design ideas that can make us happy.  First, who doesn’t love to look at beautiful photos? By creating a good composition, the viewer can break the photo down into the smallest detail.  The function of these three photosContinue reading “The Emotion of Photographs”

Visual Storytelling in Book Covers

We are told to never judge a book by its cover. If you take that statement literally, then the book cover shouldn’t matter. For an avid reading, a book cover could be a huge part of the reading experience. A book cover could create a visual that the reader could never come up with. TheyContinue reading “Visual Storytelling in Book Covers”