“Transitions and transformations allow the flow from one idea to another in an interesting but natural fashion” according to designer Leo Monahan. Transitions appear in a variety of modes and forms: linking; incremental change; overlapping; fragmentation; transparency; in-between stages, just to name few. It might help to think of transition as an in-between stage.
Gray is the transition from white to black; medium is the transition between small and large; a continuing edge may link previously unconnected images and so on.
It’s your turn! Exercise in transition; details: Create a transition among these three components in any medium or program:
A bar code | a fabric pattern | a large (in terms of physical size) number.
You may create transitions from the bar code to the necktie pattern by way of the numeral, in fact any number of combinations where either of the three objects could be worth exploring, You may enlarge, reduce or repeat any of the items; you may bleed your content over the edge. You can also rotate, modify, make transparent (traditional media people think: tracing paper), color or value modifications, etc.
Use any of the following transitional/transformational techniques: linking; incremental change; in-between stages; fragmentation; overlapping or transparency.
When you’re done, post to Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram.