American Journal of Art and Design

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Screen-Printed Adinkra Symbolic Fabrics in the Production of Female Fashionable Office Suits

    Baiden Sarah, Josephine Aboagyewaa-Ntiri, Opoku Moses

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 39-51
    Received: 10 March 2022
    Accepted: 30 March 2022
    Published: 8 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20220702.11
    Abstract: Adinkra symbols are visual symbols among the Akan in Ghana. These symbols represent objects that encapsulate evocative messages conveying traditional wisdom, life and beliefs. The Akan mainly use the symbols for producing funeral cloth or fabric as wrapper for men and women (especially the elderly class). There have not been much creativity and inn... Show More
  • Fashion Illusion as a Design Technique in Addressing Potbelly Challenges Among Men

    Michael Obeng Nyarko, Thomas Obeng Asare, Ibrahim Abdul-Fatahi, Antoinette Gaveh, George Kwame Fobiri

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 52-61
    Received: 22 March 2022
    Accepted: 7 April 2022
    Published: 20 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20220702.12
    Abstract: Possessing a potbelly has been identified as a major problem that affects the self-esteem and social appeal of affected men. Efforts to deal with the condition include exercise and diet which present a major challenge to most people on the grounds of health and fitness. The study sought to explore the principle of fashion illusion as an alternative... Show More
  • The Inspiration of “The Spirit Resonance Theory” in Poster Design

    Yu Tian

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 62-65
    Received: 23 March 2022
    Accepted: 11 April 2022
    Published: 20 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20220702.13
    Abstract: This paper studies how to achieve the expression of poetic language in poster design, so as to solve the problem of ignoring people's inner feelings caused by the highly rational, cold and monotonous design language under the influence of the internationalist style. As early as the Tang and Song Dynasties, China's ancient Spirit Resonance Theory pu... Show More
  • On Reading Timbre and Tempo from the Score

    Will Turner

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 66-71
    Received: 7 April 2022
    Accepted: 29 April 2022
    Published: 13 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20220702.14
    Abstract: Typically, a musical score alludes only briefly to the ways in which timbre and tempo vary through the piece, leaving it to the performer to answer the question of how to interpret those elements in detail. If a musical piece is programmed with a computer, timbre and tempo must be specified throughout the piece. This leaves us with the problem of h... Show More
  • Visual Arts Interventions for Kids with Disabilities

    Jun Dong, Kamal Sabran

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 72-77
    Received: 8 May 2022
    Accepted: 30 May 2022
    Published: 14 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20220702.15
    Abstract: Our research background is based on the visual arts, to explore the intervention and improve the potential of disabled children's rehabilitation experience. Our research is divided into three parts. The first part of the research discusses the characteristics of visual art and its application in the field of health care through the literature; The ... Show More