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PHOTOSHOP ASSIGNMENT #1 TYPOGRAPHY. The text is the key. Think: “ Keep Calm and Carry On ” ADVICE / ADAGES / APHORISMS /QUOTES TYPOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT
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The text is the key. Think: “Keep Calm and Carry On” ADVICE / ADAGES / APHORISMS /QUOTES TYPOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT • The assignment is simple (or is it?). Take a popular bit of advice, a saying, or a slogan, and use what you’ve learned about typography to make it look cool, interesting, and well-designed. • Emphasize the most important letters and words. Use colors creatively, sparingly, and for emphasis. Use your fonts creatively and appropriately. • Additional images should be fairly simple—remember that the text is the most important part of the composition. The background might possibly be just textures or a simple logo. This composition is “minimalist.”
GRADING • CREATIVITY ___ /10 • Slogan, saying, aphorism, or advice is creative • TYPOGRAPHY ___ /10 • design, appearance, arrangement, alignment, style— of font is well thought out and clean. • VISUALS ___ / 10 • Important words are effectively emphasized • Color and / or simple logos and / or simple design elements are used (though composition is minimalist). ___ /30
GETTING STARTED In case you don’t have anything in mind for the quotation, here are some resources you could check out to start brainstorming! • http://www.bartleby.com/100/ • http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~robins/quotes.html • http://www.brainyquote.com • http://www.poorrichards.net/benjamin-franklin • http://www.afi.com/100years/quotes.aspx You could also just Google “quotes about____” TIP: Please make it CMYK under “color mode” when making a new composition.