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Fashion design: advertising

Help plan an advertising campaign for clothes made by a fashion design company. Review catalogue mock-ups, images and marketing text. Choose the items which best meet the company's needs. Compare and contrast three magazines, and decide which is best suited for your target market. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky ...

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Dorothy Griffin: great Australian women

Help an editor to produce a series of magazine issues about outstanding Australian women such as Dame Nellie Melba and Edith Cowan. Choose from a shortlist of women well known in these fields: writing, the arts, business, social reform and 'firsts'. Review and compare historical material, including photographs. Summarise ...

Assessment resource

Design a layout: magazine: assessment

Test your understanding of how visual elements in a magazine page affect reader response. Compare a poorly created magazine page layout with a good page layout and identify how the visual elements in the good layout work better to convey meaning to the reader. Explore how the style, size, colour and placement of images, ...

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Biography: Federation people: Livingston Hopkins

Investigate cartoonist Livingston Hopkins's role in Australia's Federation movement. Examine two different types of biographies of Hopkins: one short and the other more detailed. Inspect examples of how he was visually depicted in his time. This learning object is one in a series of objects in the 'Biography: Federation ...

Teacher resource

Twentieth-century representations of women - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains how the teaching of visual literacy took place within a unit exploring the representation of women in magazines across the twentieth century. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.

Teacher resource

Design a layout: magazine: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Design a layout: magazine: assessment' (L9683). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Townsville's tourist attractions - asset 2

This is an excerpt from 'Round about Townsville', a 9-minute silent documentary film from 1926 showing two scenes. The first begins with the intertitle, 'The Customs House', and shows the exterior of a grand corner building. The second begins with a long intertitle: 'A daily service runs to Magnetic island - so named by ...

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'Wendingen' journal cover by El Lissitzky, 1921

This is an art journal titled 'Wendingen' with a lithograph cover designed by El Lissitzky in 1921. The journal, which measures 32.7 cm x 33.2 cm x 0.5 cm, has a coloured, illustrated cover bound with fine string punched through six holes in the spine. The cover image features a geometric design in red, black, grey and ...

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'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 19

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your house and mine'. Magazines are spread out on a table, including 'House and Garden', 'Home Beautiful', 'Architecture', 'Your Garden', 'Australian House and Garden Annual' and 'Home'. Five houses typical of the era are shown ...

Teacher resource

Design a magazine cover

This is a resource that focuses on creating a magazine cover. It includes a video of Andi Snelling presenting on creating a magazine cover using four essential elements: a masthead, a headline, cover lines and an image; two activity sheets to assist in creating a magazine cover; a magazine cover template and cover critique ...