Intermediate Computing for Design // Nature Posters

The fourth project for Intermediate Computing for Design class was to create two poster designs for a fictional lecture called “Nature as Design.” One had to be done using Illustrator, and the other using Photoshop and InDesign. The challenge was to design two posters that have a cohesive, complimentary style and will catch the public’s eye. Using different software to create the same effect for different posters also helped inform the students the differences between the programs’ capabilities.

This project was their first project dealing with typography. Students were also required to print their designs on special non-coated textural and/or colored paper ordered online. Most students chose to order from Neenah. As this was their first time printing on paper other than Epson, they had to make adjustments in relation to image color and contrast.

Below are photographs of posters that were turned in. All have aspects to be improved upon for their portfolio, but overall I was very pleased with their results!

* I have permission from my students to promote their work on my website.

by Layne Smith, grey paper
by Layne Smith, grey paper
by Jeremy Childress, speckled creme-toned paper
by Jeremy Childress, speckled creme-toned paper
by Keats Haupt, grey paper
by Keats Haupt, grey paper
by Erin Frazier, yellow-toned paper
by Erin Frazier, yellow-toned paper
by Brittany Roberts, light grey paper
by Brittany Roberts, light grey paper
by Anna Zollicoffer, white column paper
by Anna Zollicoffer, white column paper
by McKinley Ranager, pearly white paper
by McKinley Ranager, pearly white paper
by Kelsey Bishop, white column paper
by Kelsey Bishop, white column paper
by Austin Thomas, white paper
by Austin Thomas, white paper
by Logan Sanders, white column paper
by Logan Sanders, white column paper
by Ian Green, vector image redo as an exercise to demonstrate what he learned after the project critique
by Ian Green, vector image redo as an exercise to demonstrate what he learned after the project critique

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