Art 3 – Poster art

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POSTERS FOR POLITICS AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Read the following links about Shepherd Fairey’s intentions and his work.  Take notes in your sketchbook.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/an-interview-with-shepard-fairey_us_58a9f605e4b0fa149f9ac7ac

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/01/16/we-the-people-activists-make-art-inauguration/96627614/

https://www.wired.com/2011/01/hope-image-flap/

https://obeygiant.com/essays/question-education-or-exploitation-manufacturing-dissent/

https://obeygiant.com/propaganda/manifesto/

POSTERS FOR ADVERTISING

Read the biography of David Lance Goines and look at the poster collection, focusing on at least 3 in each of the groups, the choosing a favorite and noting why with a thumbnail of the design.

http://www.goines.net/index.html

Research the following poster artists:

Bjorn Aronson

Paul Hartley

Greg Maletik   (be sure to look at the submarine poster and colors)

VALUE SIMPLIFICATION TECHNIQUES from painting practices

http://blog.mitchalbala.com/painting-exercises-from-shape-to-color-strategy-in-studio-and-plein-air-landscape/

http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1395575

sequence from drawing to poster by Jimmy Lo

http://jloart.blogspot.com

Choose your topic (advertising for real or imaginary place/event or social cause or entertainment)

Brainstorm ideas. Work on thumbnails and then full scale, value simplification.

Come up with several color palettes.  Keep words to a minimum.  You may want to use digital throughout or in part.

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