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TABLE OF CONTENTS EVENT AD BROCHURE MONTAGE BUSINESS CARD LETTERHEAD FLIER LOGOS PHOTODESIGN WEBPAGE
EVENT AD DESCRIPTION: An event fundraiser ad using color in full-bleed, using only Microsoft Word. PROGRAMS: Microsoft Word DATE: February 1, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Create a flier using micrsoft office. This is something many employers will request because this is the most common software that businesses have. PROCESS: I scanned a 4 by 6 photo. Self-taken photograp photograph. h. Original printed size 4 by 6. Scanned at 300 resolution so it could be used as a full page image if desired. Epson perfection V300 Photo. I inserted it into Word. I made different shaped boxes for the background, pulling out colors from the photo. Then to add contrast I used a split complimentary color scheme, as well as put a white stroke on the boxes to make them pop more. I also aligned the white lines with the stronger lines within the picture. Also for the title font, font, I tried to find a font font the mimicked the font on the Live Bait box in the picture. For my type, I used the same font just in contrasting weights.
Tarpon Fishing TOURNAMENT
Boca Grande Pass
$10 entry fee, includes live bait. Proceeds will be donated to the local beach restoration fund. Sponsored by: The Chamber of Commerce
B R OCHUR E DESCRIPTION: Construct a two sided brochure, that folds. PROGRAMS: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop DATE: March 29, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Create a brochure of something that we are interested. I wanted to keep it compact so you can take it on the go as you are handed information. information. It will slip right into your pocket. PROCESS: I used InDesign for the bulk of the project. The logo image was created in Illustrator. Two images were put into photoshop and edited using the selection process. I then saved the selection and refined the edges to give the image a cleaner look. I then placed in the InDesign file. A text wrap was then placed around these two images so they could both reside on the same flap (white bird & flower). I used the shape tool in InDesign to construct the brochure. Using Alt+Drag I was able to copy the shapes and keep them in the same dimensions. All of the photos were taking at the beaches mentioned, by myself. I made them a full bleed on there respective folds to emphasize the sights and details of Florida, and making the best use of the space available. For the text I used the shape tool to duplicate the same shape and then turned it into a type path area so the text would fill the hexagon shape really well.
MONTAGE DESCRIPTION: A montage made of two or more images with text. PROGRAMS: Photoshop DATE: February 16, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Convey that it is through imperfection that the light of God shines through. Use two or more images using masking and layers in photoshop to make a montage. Use at least one filter. PROCESS: I selected a background that fit with the title and made sure it was cropped to the right size to fit 8.5 x 11. Then I selected the image of a man I felt embodied the message as well. I selected him out of a picture, with a 20px feather. After moving him onto the background I applied a mask. I then changed my opacity and painted black to bring the background through, so it blends well into the scene. I also adjusted the vibrance on the images to bring out their color. I masked a black box on top of the image to make the edges darker and to emphasize the light in the picture. Ona the title I added a drop shadowfeathered and a bevel. Onmake the body copy I added drop shadow and an opaque, box to it easier to read.
BUSINESS CARD DESCRIPT ION: Create a business card, for a company. Use a new and original logo. PROGRAMS: Illustrator DATE: March 1, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Create a business card. Use an image. Use a new, original logo. Include all important contact information. PROCESS: I used Adobe Adobe illustrator for this this project. For the stitching stitching I used the pen tool and the shape tool and converted the stroke into a dash. For the indigo shape I used the pen tool. The pen tool was also used for the needle and thread, and the thread on the spool. I used the pathfinder tool to make the needle into its own shape. I used the shape tool to create the ends for the spool of thread and the button. I also used a gradient on the inside of the button holes. I added a light indigo drop shadow at the bottom of the indigo shape.
NEEDLE P� H� GENERAL MANAGER
5555 Tamiami Trl.
Port Charloe, FL 33952
LETTERHEAD DESCRIPT ION: Create a letterhead for a company. Use a new and original logo. PROGRAMS: Illustrator DATE: March 1, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Create a letterhead. Use an image. Use a new, original logo. Include all important contact information. Consider using a watermark. PROCESS: I used Adobe Adobe illustrator for this this project. For the stitching stitching I used the pen tool and the shape tool and converted the stroke into a dash. For the indigo shape I used the pen tool. The pen tool was also used for the needle and thread, and the thread on the spool. I used the pathfinder tool to make the needle into its own shape. I used the shape tool to create the ends for the spool of thread and the button. I also used a gradient on the inside of the button holes. I added a light indigo drop shadow at the bottom of the indigo shape.
NEEDLE & THREAD 941.627.5555
5555 Tamiami Trl. Port Charloe, FL 33952
FLIER DESCRIPTION: A black and white flier to promote a graduate leadership conference. PROGRAMS: InDesign DATE: January 25, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: To reach recent graduates who want to have a competitive edge in business. As well, graduates that have a desire to gain essential leadership skills and how they will benefit from this conference. PROCESS: I was given images and logos for this flier. With these in mind I made sketches on paper of potential designs. Then I transfer transferred red my favorite layout into InDesign. I used two different fonts for contrast and emphasis in the title. I used those same fonts in the body for repetitio n. I used dots, to keep things a little more fun, that gradually fade into the title and at the bottom into the companies logo. The picture I choose helps draw your eye back to the descripti on of the conference. I also used contrasting black boxes and white fonts to emphasize the main idea behind the conference, and it’s location.
LOGOS DESCRIPTION: Make three variations of a logo. PROGRAMS: Illustrator DATE: February 23, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Photography done by Brynja represented in logo form. These logos are also designed with elements that would be used for a watermark. PROCESS: These were all made in illustr illustrator. ator. I used the shape tool to make the camera, using the ellipses tool and the rectangle tool. I also used the star tool to make a flash on the second logos camera. I also turned my text into outlines so I could manipulate certain parts. I did this especially on the third logo to extend the B outward, and to slant the serifs on the rest of the name.
PHOTODESIGN DESCRIP TION: Demonstrate good photography and editing skills. Then DESCRIPTION: incorporating the photo into a design using a color scheme from the photo. PROGRAMS: Photoshop DATE: February 28, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIV ES: can We can all dothings small showing things with great love. Even the tiniest of creatures do small great love. Make a photodesign project incorportating an original image. Find a color scheme from the image and include it in the design process. PROCESS: I captured a few different photos with color schemes I thought would be good using the color wheel. I decided on this photo, and a split complimentar complimentary y color scheme of purple, lime, and red. I used my NikonD5100 to capture the photo. I then did some basic edits in Photoshop to add vibrance to the colors and emphasize them even more than in the original photo. When picking my colors I used the eyedropper to pick an area I thought had good representation and adjusted the color from there. For this project I also added the colors into the design, and had them flowing out from the pedal. I used the box shape as a
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WEBPAGE DESCRIPTION: A webpage to display a logo I created. PROGRAMS: Notepad ++, Illustrator DATE: March 15, 2014 COURSE: COMM 130-02 INSTRUCTOR: Caryn Esplin OBJECTIVES: Learn basic html and css coding. Use this skills to make a webpage to display an original logo design. PROCESS: I created this webapage using Notepad ++. I had only very lightly worked with some coding before this project. I really enjoyed the challenge of learning different html and css codes. It is really a neat experience to create something from just numbers and letters. I created the html document from scratch and entered in all of my information. We were provided with a basic css sheet to start with. I changed some things around, especially fonts and colors to go along with my logo. I could copy the colors from my logo by using the eyedropper tool available to the Adobe Suite. I used a float to put text up by my logo so you are drawn the logo, butdown then can reading as soon as you are ready withoutinto having to scroll rightstart away.