The Front cover <ul><li> The purpose of a magazine front cover is to grab the the attention of potential buyers and to give them necessary information such as price and who is within the issue. The color scheme will be initiated in the </li></ul><ul><li>front cover for example Kerrang is indie and rock so black is used. The audience will be the type of people that read that magazine so he issue wil have to appeal to the reader. </li></ul><ul><li>On the front cover there will be an Image that stands out to try and sell the magazine. it will have a barcode to scan </li></ul><ul><li>the magazine. Smash hits has a particular colour </li></ul><ul><li>theme it pop themes so the colours are pink </li></ul><ul><li>yellow and white clean cut compared to </li></ul><ul><li>something like q. </li></ul>
More on front covers <ul><li>The images represent the fun side of pop they aren't formal unlike different genre of magazine they show pop is cool and fun so denote the magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>I want mine to be very pink so typical pop but in the style of someone huge! i looked at tatler for the idea of the front cover. a typical pop contents page looks like this example of smash hits or top of the pops i want it straight cut but still pop like . </li></ul>The mast head title for the magazine is centeral and is bold and pink. It uses strong girly colours to atttract the target audience making larger sales. There are a few extra photos on the front cover in this case Boys on to attract girl readers ie target audience Celebrities are used on the front cover the media uses this because it drags the readers in fans will want to see there inspirations Using words like ‘OMG’ relates to the audience profile of a teenager using slang language they use to grab their attention The colour theme sticks to what is typical girly pink whit and yelllow,
The contents page <ul><li>the contents usually has a large title allowing easy recognition. it has simple colours so mine will have pink black and white which all contrast but go together. there is images that go with certain articles so mine will have a image form my shoot that links to the dps on the contents. </li></ul>
More on contents Welcome is used in curly writing getting the effect of handwriting which is girly to fit in with the genre. In this case Mizz magazine have used zac efron an idol to younger girls i.e teenagers so they will se ion the contents there is an article on him. The contents is broken up into sections i.e music and fashion to break it up and make it readable for consumers. Page numbers are on pictures for people to flick to that page easily.
The double page spread This double page spread has all of the things that make a good pop magazine. Firstly, it has a girly colour scheme which would appeal to a female target audience because it has a combination of both a girly colour scheme as well as an article about many celebrities. It is usually the feature artist that has a double page spread or celebrity the one that is on the main front cover.