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Designing a Magazine Cover

Designing a Magazine Cover


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  • 1. Graphic Design
    Designing a Magazine Cover
  • 2. Designing a Magazine Cover
    Masthead - magazine logo, easy to identify and read.
    Feature photo - At least one main illustration or photo as the main image on the cover page. The image should be edited in Photoshop to best suit your magazine.
    A selling line/slogan near the masthead which hints at the magazine’s theme.
    At least one cover line. The cover line will contain information about some of the main stories or articles in your magazine.
    A dateline/ price.
  • 3. Designing a magazine cover
  • 4. Designing a magazine Cover
  • 5. Identify the parts of design
  • Task
    Find some examples of magazine covers on the internet.
    Locate on the cover:
    Masthead
    Selling Line
    Dateline
    Cover lines
    Main Image
  • 10. Task
    Today you will be working alone.
    Create a magazine cover.
    Invent your own magazine, do not use an existing magazine.
    Who is your target audience?
    Who do you think will be reading your magazine? A magazine designed for professional business people will obviously be different to a music magazine aimed at teenagers.
    What is your magazine about?
  • 11. Task
    Requirements:
    Size: A4
    Final File type: .jpg or .gif
    Include
    Masthead
    Selling line
    At least 2 cover lines
    Main image - photo or illustration
    Date line
    Layout
    Colour
    Text
  • 12. Task
    Before you start your design brainstorm some ideas. Think about exactly what you want to put on the cover first.
    I want this work completed and uploaded to Grou.ps/Eng by the 11thAugust.
    When you add your work to the website include some information about your magazine:
    Target audience
    Subject of your magazine
    This work will count towards your after mid term grade.