Mon, Dec 13

In-Class Assignment: Fall 2021

Create a small poster to be displayed at beaches and wharves to encourage people to report an invasive aquatic species, the European Green Crab to federal scientists who monitor its spread. You must use all the text in the provided file, (--text-for-in-class-assignment--.docx). Create a design for the poster using the provided text, and some of the provided images.

You must use all the text in the provided file, --text-for-in-class-assignment--.docx you can also add any text if you like. The final image must be created in Illustrator or InDesign, but you can use Photoshop for altering bitmap images if you like.

The poster must be 8.5 inches wide by 11 inches tall and can fill the entire page, without margins.

Make the poster attractive and readable.

It is only 1-sided.

You may not use any other files other than the ones provided in the zipped folder, but you may create images of your own, in any of the three programs. You do not need to use all the images.

The poster would be printed in colour, so you can use colour in the design.

Your objective is to design a poster that is readable and attractive, and that motivates people to report green crab sightings. Range of technique, attention to detail and technical skill are more important than design or concept, but creativity and visual appeal will be rewarded. You are expected to show ability in basic bitmap editing, vector graphics, and page layout.

Instructions on how to submit the file will be provided at the end of the time period.

Save your work often.

You will have 90 minutes to complete this. Manage your time carefully. Spend some time at the beginning to plan; reserve time at the end to check your work.

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