Visual Narrative || Three Posters | Week Three

Wednesday’s Final Critique

These were the posters I tiled for the critique. I received feedback from my group and the professors.

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Regarding the poetic poster, I asked my group if they thought the green on red for the title doesn’t have enough contrast and they agreed. So I changed it to yellow. Another note they had was why was the “coming to life..” sentence in a different font. I realized then that I kept it that way to match previous versions. So I changed it to the typeface I used for the date and title.

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Regarding the pragmatic poster, Law suggested I fix the windows and maybe add brick texture to the wall. I tried the brick texture, but I felt like it added too much detail compared to the other posters, where the lines were simple enough to connect it to the persuasive poster. For the windows, I went back to the source image and recreated the same window instead of simplifying it, which helped make it look more like a window.

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The professors also suggested that we add billing credits at the bottom. So I added them to the pragmatic poster since it was practical information. I played with how the sentences broke to create different type compositions. I preferred the last one because it used the same styling as a standard billing credit, so the difference in type size helps the viewer read the information faster.

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Regarding the persuasive poster, my group members brought to my attention that the white text would look clearer on the red than on the blue, because the contrast was stronger.

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They also made me notice that some of the petals were slightly peeking through causing tension.

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