POSTERS FOR POLITICS AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Read the following links about Shepherd Fairey’s intentions and his work. Take notes in your sketchbook.
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.
Research the following poster artists:
Greg Maletik (be sure to look at the submarine poster and colors)
VALUE SIMPLIFICATION TECHNIQUES from painting practices
sequence from drawing to poster by Jimmy Lo
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.