Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progressionfrom it to the full product? My preliminary front cover was quite had too much empty space. I addressed this issue when making my cover for the main task. I did not put a lot of effort into the planning stage for the cover of my preliminary task. I didn’t research magazines of a similar genre. In the main task I made sure I made sufficient research into similar magazines such as NME and Q. this has helped the professionalism of my work. I also didn’t put a lot of though into the colour scheme for the preliminary task. For the main task I chose the colours carefully. My aim was for the colours to have the right constitutions, work wellI realised that I should have a together and to stand out clearly The positioning of my coverlinesquote or something to go alongside form the background. and barcode, in my main task, isthe main cover line. more typical of a real magazine.
Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progressionfrom it to the full product? As you can clearly see, there is a huge contrast between the quality of my contents page I produced for the main task and the preliminary task. The main reason my final contents page is so much better is because I made enough research beforehand into contents pages that NME and Q produce. I tried to use the old NME contents page as a template. During the course I have learnt about the typical codes and conventions that magazines use to create a successful product. I feel I have incorporated these into my own product to replicate the success.This contents page is quite plain An important reason behind the Unlike my preliminary contentswith too many empty spaces. It is difference in quality is down to my page, for the main task the page isobvious that I had not made proper confidence with Adobe InDesign. filled with text and pictures.plans before creating it. During the preliminary task I had not previously used the software and wasn’t comfortable with using it. Over the course I have grown used to the software.