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MASTHEAD RESEARCH + DRAFTING:
Find and list 5+ magazines in your broad genre (sports, music, teen etc). Save an image of a sample cover for each. Put the mastheads into a document [crop or screenshot], and in a short paragraph describe any masthead design features that you think to magazines of this type. These links will help you find examples:
UK mags (short list);2: MASTHEAD MOCK-UP
Wiki: British magazines;
Wiki: entertainment magazines;
Magforum: you can click by genre for a longer list;
Mock-up 3+ versions of a possible masthead for YOUR proposed NEW magazine.
Create in Photoshop, then save as PNG (which you can paste into a Word/Pages doc [save any Pages doc: SAVE AS...WORD DOC]).Provide a short paragraph (3-5 sentences) with each, denoting [describing] the font and design decisions then explaining how this reflects YOUR target audience (connotations; symbolic purposes). Address both primary and secondary audiences if you can.
List 3+ possible slogans (DON'T just stick with one at this stage), and explain as for the masthead your design choices (including language/phrases used) and how this would successfully target your specified audience.OPTIONAL: Add draft skylines.
Complete masthead/slogan work before next lesson, Tuesday 18th.
3+ draft cover images on memory stick/emailed to yourself, with 3+ distinctly different anchorage text drafts.