VISUALCOMPARISON OFYOUR PRODUCTWITH EXISTINGPRODUCTS (Q ANDROLLING STONE MAGAZINE)
Front cover draft: Rock magazines nowadays conventionally use the colour red in their colour scheme to connote passion, rage or aggression which in the genre’s stereotypically personality. I have conventionally made the most important article featured in the magazine the largest font to connote its importance over other articles. I have conventionally used props such as the guitar that act as musicalUnlike Q’s front cover I have displayed a profile shot iconography. I have conventionally displayed smaller images that gorather than action shot, however this Q magazine with their cover line and act as a teaser.cover has unconventionally created a background However, what this cover hasn’t done that I have iswhereas it normally leaves it white. feature ‘FREE CD’, or ‘FREE POSTER’ to attract the reader.
I haveconventionallysectioned off thearticles.I haveconventionallynumbered theimages to theirarticle.I haveconventionallykept the colourschemethroughout thepages andlabelled thecontents page‘Contents’ as tonot confuse thereader or neglectthe page.I have like RollingStone magazinemade the imagesthe eye grabber inthe page as thecontents pagecan be Similarly I have always kept musical icons presentconsidered throughout the pages to support its genre to theunimportant and fullest.easily ignored.
Like Q’s magazine I have conventionally display the main image on the left and left the right page essentially text with limited photos. Again, I am keeping the guitar prop throughout. This page however only slightly keeps to the house style and colour scheme by displaying a little red, and the other colours previously neglected are made to come out more.What I have done that this page has unconventionallynot done is place a quote from the article onto the mainimages page to act as a teaser and interest the readerinto reading the article. However, Q’s main image is an extreme action shot of them in reality performing in concert, or has been edited extremely well for this to come across, whereas my main image looks posed compared to theirs.I’m my article I have gone for a question and answertype article which is very conventional in many rockmagazines for the individuals personalities to comeacross and therefore the essence of the rock genre.