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

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