Graphic Design Slides

Slides you can copy and modify for your class. They cover font, color, shape, and CARP.


10 Commandments of Typography

Download fonts for use on your laptop software (not in Google).


Choose from already created color palettes.

Use a color wheel to find various color combinations.
You can also create a color palette from an image.

Chrome extension that allows you to pick colors from various sources.


These sites include icons you can download OR just use them for inspiration and make your own with shapes!
You can pick a color and size before downloading with flaticon.

Rubrics - Ask yourself WHY!

Graphic design rubric - generic rubric you can modify for any project

Visual Literacy Resources

IVLA - International Visual Literacy Association
Viewing Map of Development and Viewing Resource Book from the Western Australia Department of Education

Use these sites to help students 'read' visuals

Image Analysis Questions

Online Design Tools

    Canva has great design tutorials here.

Software Design Tools

good for upper elementary and up
Getting Started in Pages
for advanced users
Adobe iPad apps
free, easy, and fun to use!

YouTube Videos

Infographic Tools and Information

Slide Design Resources

Poster Design Tips

Open these slides in a new window.

G6 Poster Design Tips

Need Photos?

Clipping Magic to remove object from background
or use Instant Alpha in Pages, Keynote, or Preview

Other things

The Daily Create blog - Search their daily creative assignments for ideas.
Evolving the Google Identity - short article about the process of redesigning the Google logo