EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 1A USER REQUIREMENTS Aim: To promote a local area An A4 Photoshop Magazine Cover A range of images using either: A digital camera A scanner Or just sourcing from the internet SUCCESS CRITERIA Engaging Graphic Design 4 Standard Tools used 3 Specialised Software Tools used RESEARCH METHODS • Google Images • Find different types of magazines • Annotate what type of techniques used • Use any techniques you like in your own graphic design EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 1B MOOD BOARD EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 1C A INITIAL PLANNING B C D EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 1D MARKET RESEARCH 1) Which picture is the most eye capturing? A B C D 2) Which picture should be the background image? A B C D 3) Which picture promotes Canada the most? A B C D From my questionnaire shown, 60% of participants said that Image B should be the background image for the magazine cover as it makes Canada look very appealing. The most eye capturing image is Image A because it targets children as well as adults advertising them to come visit Canada. However over half of the participants believes that Image C has promoted Canada the most because of the beautiful landscape and scenery. EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 2A COPYRIGHT Thumbnail of Image Website address Date accessed http://inhabitat.com/canadasvertigo-inducing-capilanosuspension-bridge-is-not-for-thefaint-of-heart/ 30/01/2014 http://eswalls.com/canadascenery-wallpaper-hd/ 30/01/2014 http://www.smithsonianjourneys. org/tours/rocky-mountaineertrain?display=itinerary 30/01/2014 http://www.christophedoucet.org/ en/gallery/2009/11/11/Norther n-lights 30/01/2014 http://www.victorianweb.org/auth ors/dickens/montreal/1.html 20/01/2014 http://ringmybelle.blogspot.co.uk /2012/01/galaxyland-at-westedmonton-mall.html 20/01./2014 http://freesoftwarekit.com/wallpa pers/Canada/0/y5AUnb6ngbThH 30/01/2014 EXISTING GRAPHICS TASK 2B SOFTWARE The software that will be used to create my final graphic is Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5, because it allows pictures to be edited using different layers.