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Album Cover Design


Album Cover Design
 

Requirements:
-Create a design plan for the cover on paper first. Use colored pencils/markers to add color.
-Size is 4.75 INCHES x 4.75 INCHES with a resolution of 300 (change the 72 to 300) for both front and back cover
-At least 50% of the design for the front and back cover should be illustrated. Illustration includes the brush tool, shape tools, text tool, handmade vectors, pencil tool, tracing over an existing image.
-The album cover must be based on an existing or pre-existing musical artist. 
-The cover must be original (you are not allowed to copy an album's exact design)
-Each cover needs to be a minimum of 10 layers
-Create a front and back cover for an album of your choice
-If the album has explicit content (swear words), you must add a parental advisory label to the front cover.
-Include a barcode and the list of songs on the back cover
-Upload both front and back cover to your Weebly portfolio for grading
-Send the unflattened (I should be able to see all of your layers) .psd file attached to an e-mail to babryans@isd535.org


Parental Advisory Label: http://brandchannel.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/pmrc-logo.png

White Background Barcode: http://www.designboom.com/cms/images/andrea11/comfort05.jpg

Transparent Barcode: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3a/Example_barcode.svg/2000px-Example_barcode.svg.png

Examples of Album Covers






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