Spring DES220 Lesson Two Album Covers

DES220 Introduction to 2–D Digital Imaging

Lesson Two

Photoshop Image Manipulation
Randomized Search: Album Covers

Bone Creek

  • Bone Creek — This Is The Real Deal


  • Dallas Hood — Wouldn’t Seem So Wonderful At All


  • Mr. Medicine — Good Sense & Reason


  • Richard Baneham — Desolating the Country
  1. A Young Axe
  2. Reparation Without Satisfaction
  3. A Peacefully Meditative Gnu
  4. Objectionable and Oppressive
  5. Each Is All Three
Image Resources:

‪Bone Creek‬
© All rights reserved by Red Beetle

Mr. Medicine‬
© All rights reserved by rocket2722
© All rights reserved by Cutter55

Richard Baneham
© All rights reserved by Trevor Kemp
© Some rights reserved by mollyblock
© All rights reserved by xperiane (Extremely Ultimately busy)

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Assignment Description/Process

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

Lesson Two: Random Album Covers project brief

To Do This —

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Links: da Font | Lost Type Co-op | Chank Fonts • FREE

Full Set(s) of Album Covers


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