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FRONT COVER FOR KERRANG!
Layout; Kerrang! Use a cluttered layout to make the magazine look more
packed and appeal to the audience because they feel there will be a lot
involved in the issue. They also follow route of eye approach so the user
can scan across the cover to skim through the stories on the front.
Colours; Kerrang! Use white, red, yellow and black colours these appeal
the there audience because these are conventional colours for heavy
metal and help to make the magazine look more heavy metal to the
audience. The colours also help to make the words stand out and make
them emphasised to the reader which appeals to them.
Font; Kerrang! Use bold san – serif font on their font cover because its
informal and appeals to the youthful audience they are targeting, they
also make the magazine look more creative and appealing to the reader
of the magazine.
FRONT COVER FOR MY MAGAZINE
Layout; My magazine uses a cluttered layout to make the
magazine look more eventful and packed so the magazine looks
interesting and appealing.
Colours; I used yellow, red and black for my colours because
these are conventional colours for a heavy metal magazine and
connote the aggression involved with my genre.
Fonts; I used bold san – serif fonts for my magazine because
they stand out and make the magazine more appealing to a
younger audience. I made them bold so they emphasise the
items on the page and catch the viewers eye.
CONTENTS PAGE FOR KERRANG!
Layout; Kerrang! use a bold image across the top of the page to make the
magazine contents look more full and entices the reader because it may
be a band they like. They also use columns to separate the contents page
which is conventional for any magazine. The contents appeals to the
reader because they can skim through and see what's included In the
magazine at what page.
Colours; they have followed their house style colours to show
organisation and to also show professionalism to the reader which
appeals to them because it looks unique and structured because the
colours fit in correctly.
Font; they have used san – serif font to express the bolder text which
appeals to the younger readers and were the writing needs to be more
serious and clearer they have used a serif font to make it easier to read
and appeal to the reader because they want to be able to read the
CONTENTS PAGE FOR MY MAGAZINE
Layout; half of the top of the page is taken up by a picture of a band which
helps appeal to the target audience because it may be their favourite artist
mentioned and also an editorial message which most magazines include to
make them look more professional.
Colours; I haven't followed my house style I have just used black and white, I
used white to make the black stand out and make the text easy to read which
is appealing to the reader and I have used black to write in because it’s the
easiest text to read on a white background.
Font; I used san – serif fonts for the sub headings so they stand out to the
reader and appeal to them because the font is unusual and stylish, I have
used a serif font to exclaim the contents so the reader can actually
understand what I am writing so they can read the text.
DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD FOR KERRANG!
Layout; they use a bold headline at the top of the page, they use a bold
image on the right of the page then they use columned text to portray
the article and appeals to the audience because they have a structured
layout to follow.
Colours; they have used black and grey colours which are conventional
because they are masculine colours which appeal to the male
audiences of Kerrang!
Font; for the article they have used a plain serif font so it is readable
and for the headlines and pull quotes they have used san – serif fonts to
help emphasise the page and appeals to the reader because the font is
DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD FOR MY MAGAZINE
Layout; on the left side I’ve used an image which appeals to the
audience because it may be there band, the article is written on the
right hand side and the headlines and stand first are above the text
and looks more structured than Kerrang!
Colours; I have used red and black because they are conventional
colours for heavy metal and are masculine which is the mainly
dominated gender is this genre of music.
Font; I have used san–serif fonts to make my headlines stand out
and more exaggerated to the reader and I have written my article in
any serif font because it is conventional in any article to have I
written in this style so the reader can interpret the words on the
page rather than struggle to read.