Spring Assignments

Semester Two

QUARTER 3 (Jan. 24th - April 7th)
QUARTER 4 (April 10th - June 14th - ish)

How does a CD cover design reflect something about the music inside? Or, how can the design reflect something about the musician(s)?

For this project you will create two CD cover designs for your favorite musician or band!

TO READ:

  1. Assignment
  2. Presentation Requirements
  3. Presentation Evaluation

TO DO:

  1. CD Dissection Instructions
  2. Dissection Checklist
  3. View an EXAMPLE
  4. Getting Started Worksheet
  5. Presentation Worksheet

ASSIGNMENT TOOLS & RESOURCES:

  1. CD Ai Template with inside
  2. CD Template (full): Illustrator Document
  3. Template for Ps: Inside
  4. Template for Photoshop: Outside
  5. Copyright notice Copyright Notice: add to back cover
  6. FBI Anti-Piracy Logo & Statement: USE A CANCEL MARK!! This logo is copyright protected!
  7. Terms of Use: FBI Logo
  8. Anti-Piracy Statement
  9. CSS Drive Color Palette Generator: Download a pic from the web, upload a pic of your own or scan in

ANYTHING and this program will generate a color palette for you! (Can you say 'CRAZY?'!)

  1. Unsplash.com: a great resource for Public Domain images! (Thanks, Eben!) And also check out the Tools/Resources > Public Domain tab above on our wiki site.

INSPIRATION:
Best of 2019: Billboard
Best of 2019: Paste Magazine
Worst of 2019: Exclaim
Best of 2018
Best Covers of 2017
Best and Worst of 2016
35 Album covers

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