What is a crit?
-voicing your opinions to help others
-discussion about concept behind work
-a time to explain process of development
-pitching ideas/offering solutions
-generating ideas as a groupFive reasons why a crit is a good learning tool:
-To become more confident about your work, to be able to articulate professionally what your work is about. Helps to present work visually and in terms of presenting skills
-Broad range of ideas enables you to progress further, a new perspective on the work
-Helps to take constructive criticism
-A chance for you to explain your idea and show your development so far
Five questions you could ask about any piece of work:
-What process of development did you go through to get to this final stage?
-Whats the reason behind your choice of colour/typeface/format/layout etc.
-Whats the inspiration behind this work?
-What is it designed for/trying to communicate?
-Are you satisfied with the end result or would you of liked to develop it further/change something about it?
D - Describing - What is It?
I - Interpreting - What is it about?
E - Evaluating - How good is it?
T - Theorising - Does it solve the problem?