Module 7

Introduce | Learn | Apply


In this section, we'll apply some of the concepts we've learned.

Assignment 1

Select any magazine, and choose a major article and/or at least 8 pages to redesign and layout using pencils, pens, markers or colored pencils. Write a short paragraph explaining the style of your magazine and describe the creative direction your going to work towards in your new layout.

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Assignment 2

Draw one 8.5 x 11 sheet of thumbnail page layouts that includes ALL eight pages using pen, pencil and/or markers.Use a ruler to layout the page sizes.

Using only 4 pages of the original 8 your chose to design, create more detailed roughs at half page scale or no large then two per images (page layouts) per page on an 8.5 x 11 sheets. You can use color in this part of the assignment to add creative style to your design layouts. Have fun and remember to refer to the examples in this lesson and to use skills you learned in RAPID VIZ for quick layout and image making.

Upload the following items:

1-Yourcreative paragraph as outlined above. Create a new topic in the MOD 7 Discussion area and type your creative comments

2-Upload ONE 8.5 x11 sheet of thumbnail sketches as outline above

3-Upload TWO 8.5 x 11 sheets of roughs with two page layout images on each page.

4- Review another students work and comment on their layout in the Discussion area.

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What Next?

When you've completed the tasks above, you're ready to move on to Lesson 8. To go there, click on the Next button below.