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VCE Visual Communication and Design: Using images and other content

Resources to support Mentone Girls' Grammar VCE Visual Design students

Source: Black, S. (2020).

"Graphic design is the communication of information in the appropriate visual manner" (Massimo Vignellie, n.d.)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

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Level 1Information

On this page you'll there is information and resources to help you find images and content you can use in your work. You'll also find information on Copyright, with links to information explaining what you can and can't do. 

Visual Communication and Design | Using images and other content: Copyright

CopyrightDid you know that when you create a new image or design your rights are automatically protected under the Australian Copyright Act, 1968 (Cth)?

On the flip side, you should always acknowledge and protect other people's intellectual property and Copyright. Your Kerferd Library has a whole lot of relevant information about Copyright you can use to:

  • Understand your rights and the rights of other, and...
  • Understand the different types of Copyright licences, as well as different terms and conditions, so you know what you can and can't use in your designs.

For more information see the following eBook, and use the link to access the Kerferd Library Copyright LibGuide.

  • Copyright
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Visual Communication and Design | Using images and other content: Online resources

Level 2 resource

Level 2 resourceWeb sites

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