Album Covers

DES220 Introduction to 2–D Digital Imaging
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Lesson Two

DESCRIPTION —
Photoshop Image Manipulation

Randomized Search: Album Covers

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  • Uncle Sam’s Farm‬ — Don’t Ever Apologize For Anything

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  • Vigna Mungo‬ — My Misery is Your Pleasure

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  • Thessaliotida‬ — The Risk it Took to Blossom
  1. Requires Greater Courage
  2. Preserve Inner Freedom
  3. One’s inward journey
  4. Stand defiantly
  5. Easier to play the martyr
  6. Rash in battle
  7. Civilized warfare
  8. A man knows the law
  9. Imprisoned soul in an Elysium
  10. Enchantments of Spring or Autumn
  11. Liberate and intoxicate
  12. Delicious songs and verses
  13. The secret cannot be kept
  14. Fives and tens and fifties

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ASSIGNMENT: several years ago, there was a album cover artwork generation phenomena on Facebook.

Lesson Two: Random Album Covers project brief

To Do This —

Go to Wikipedia. Hit “random” or  —
click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
The first random Wikipedia article you get is the name of your band.

Go to Quotations Page and select “random quotations” or  —
click http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3
The last four or five words of the very last quote on the page is the title of your first album.

Go to Flickr and click on “explore the last seven days” or  —
click http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days
Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

  • Use Photoshop to put it all together, including the typography.
  • Repeat this process three (3) times to generate three different album concepts
    The second time you MUST compose two (2) images into your cover design; the third, you must find three (3) images to collage into your album concept.This is a total of six (6) images.

You also must look through, and search three resources for free typeface.

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