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Utilizing the fundamentals of design and exploring various poster art created throughout history, students will create their own movie posters.
Learning Objectives: in this class, students will learn about
- Utilizing the basic tools in Photoshop and Adobe Fresco, students will explore the fundamentals of design:
- Shape, contrast, line, color, texture, space, and hierarchy
- Utilizing the tools in Photoshop and Adobe Fresco, students will explore poster designs and layouts, and learn how to create a layout and moldboards.
- Students will explore what makes a poster memorable, and hooks.
- Students will explore and discuss what aspects of design makes a poster likable or not.
- Students will explore the history of poster art and the fundamentals of creating them.
- Students will utilize the fundamentals of perspective, foreshortening and the rule of thirds.
- Students will explore color palettes and how to choose them.
- Practice the art of the peer critique by giving peer critiques on the progress of student work;
- Explore opportunities and potential resources on career pathways;
- Discuss how to distribute, exhibit, and promote artwork for a variety of audiences.
- Wacom Tablet
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Capture
- Z Brush (for students who wish to work on 3D projects after they have finished their poster)
Deliverables: Students and Class Projects
- Students will work collaboratively to create two movie posters for MAPS films: RISE and The Wandering Woman of Willow Bee Creek
- Utilizing masking and keying techniques, students will create their own individual movie poster parody based on their favorite movie genre.
- For returning students: learn to model and export a file for 3D printing using ZBrush