College Magazine project
The front page is made up of many diffrrent brushes and default
images that have been carefully placed. To ensure easy editing
and recalling of effets you must remeber to create new layers.
This magazine has been created to impersanize a club magazine
and all the colours carfully interact. This is the same for the back
Insert your desired image into
photo shop and using the QUICK
SELECTION TOOL (W) cut
around your image. Open a
separate work space and set the
background to the colour you
want. Press ctrl, alt + c to copy the
cut out picture to your new work
After copying the photo
over into your new
workspace just simply
move it into the position
you want it. Once doing
this you just need to
press enter to lock it.
Now for the colour and brushes.
Using different brushes you can
add different effects and patterns.
As this was my first attempt of a
magazine so I have not changed
any of the lighting or contrast etc
can bulk up the
Using the text tool create as many text
boxes as you need in your desired
location. You can change the colour,
shape, size and audacity. For the
(extacey) text input I used the
blending option to add inner and
outer shadow an and the gradient
option to get the blue and pink effect.
This contents page has an easy to read and see contents section.
Simplicity and complexity sometimes need to interact to give the
reader an idea of diversity. The contents page has been based
around different but light and noticeable colours.
OPEN your picture in
Photoshop. Using the
quick selection tool cut
out the medium close
up and copy it onto your
new project, but ensure
to open a new layer.
Once you have done this you can
now start adding effects and
brushes to your project ensuring
that you open a new layer for each
brush and text input etc. To relate
the front cover to the contents page
you must use either similar images
or similar colours.
Using the stamp tool you can
add small icons such as
arrows. I used this to make a
connection between the arrow
and contents ( sense of moving
on) and using the brush tool
draw a line from the arrow to
the text (CONTENTS)
Select the line tool
on the top menu bar
to create a line. This
line is to be used for
the margin. Ensure
you create a new
layer for each
different brush or
Once finishing each page, go to FILE>SAVE AS>JPEG and then export.
After using different
brushes to apply bullets
and different splodges
you can now add your
contents. Making sure
that the text has similar
colours that relate to the