My strengths in this mini tasks were predominantly the
flash work, I am able to create images and do actionscripting with
The task I found the hardest was the icon task (Mini 1) where the
research and development of all the icons stumped me completely.
Another task I had trouble with was the abstract reality as I couldn’t
grasp the concept of dominant figures etc, I overcame this eventually
by researching the task and looking at other artists work as well
as doing more of my own.
There are some aspects of the design process I completely
love and agree with and there are others I do not. I think that the
researching and development parts are extremely helpful but there
are some steps such as prototypes which are not irrelevant so much
as could be combined with another step, the process is far to long
to implement on many small projects but is a golden guide for the
I would make many changes to the mini tasks within the
site I made but the site itself I believe is a simple businesslike
and straightforward site, perfect for the application. As for the
mini tasks I would change the abstract reality task if time permitted
by going through and doing many more versions of it.
Apart from the first (Icon) task I believe I have
worked efficiently and used my prior knowledge of web design very
effectively and produced an effective interface with interesting content