Environment Awareness Poster Design
ALL graphic design products are designed to send a message to an audience. Some of those messages like Awareness Posters that try to raise the awareness of these issues and get sometimes to get individuals to do something (donate to a cause) or even get involved.
Create a poster using Photoshop, Illustrator, or both that utilizes features of either program and illustrates (conveys a message) a current environmental issue (planet earth) using images and text.
Create a graphic design poster that demonstrates:
Ad campaign, graphic designer, design brief, posters, symbols, composition, color, shape, form, line, space, emphasis, balance, contrast
BE ABLE TO DO (skills of literacy, numeracy, communication, thinking, planning, production, etc.; start with a verb such as: describe, explain, show, compare, synthesize, analyze, apply, construct, or solve.)
Students will be able to:
UNDERSTAND (big ideas, principles, generalizations, rules, and the “point” of the discipline or topic within the discipline.)
Students should understand that...
Project Timeline: 4-6 days
This project should take at least 4 days if done correctly. Any student that rushes thru quickly will have to redo the assignment until it is done to a satisfactory level. See examples on this page of what I'm looking for you to develop. Your projects should resemble these.
Select a current environmental issue impacting planet earth to use for your poster. Research this topic and brainstorm ideas, and visuals that could be used (make a list or word map) on the following Google doc. Develop slogans or find slogans (sayings about your topic) and write these down as well. Print this out, and get your ideas approved by me, before staring the next step.
THIS WILL BE TURNED IN FOR 25 POINTS!
Find photos (Large photos using Flickr > Advanced Search or thru Google Image Search, or even take them yourself using your camera phone or a digital camera. Save these to your Google Drive folder or to the computer.
Additionally you may use the following sites for photos:
HERE ARE THE STOCK SITES YOU MAY USE FOR THIS PROJECT.
NO GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH PHOTOS MAY BE USED!
Create a New document in Photoshop at 12 X 18 inches at 240 ppi.
Begin developing ideas on the computer using Photoshop, Illustrator or both, based off of your initial Brainstorming Google doc from Step 1 that has been APPROVED by ME!
The finished poster should use the chosen program's features and tools (i.e. layers, manipulation, effects, cinematic color grading, textures, brushes, blending modes, etc.) along with type to give an effective message on the chosen environmental awareness issue.
Save your Project with your LAST NAME to the correct folder on the V:drive Visual Arts > Computer Art 2 > Period 1 > 04_EnvironmentalAwarenessPoster
Call me over to check on your finished Poster Composition. Please complete the Reflection Questions (on my desk) once poster is completed and turn into me when finished.
Students will be assessed on
Students should be able to:
Ask students to assess their work by addressing these questions: