06 When Image Meets Text

When Image Meets Text

Sketching Text

When sketching type, aim to help us understand the scale, weight and style of type you are going for.

Sketching Text and Image

When starting to sketch text and image together, make sure that you consider the composition of the text in relation to the image.

Scott McCloud

Author of this week's reading and visual communication afficionado.

What Does Text Offers Us?

What Text Offers Us

What Does Image Offers Us?

What Image Offers Us

Text Specific

Images illustrate, but don't significantly add to the text.

A Particular Kind Of Heaven

Text Specific

Images illustrate, but don't significantly add to the text.

Text Specific

Images illustrate, but don't significantly add to the text.

Image Specific

Text does little more than add a soundtrack to a visually told sequence.

Image Specific

Text does little more than add a soundtrack to a visually told sequence.

Image Specific

Text does little more than add a soundtrack to a visually told sequence.

Duo Specific

Both image and text send essentially the same message.

Duo Specific

Both image and text send essentially the same message.

Duo Specific

Both image and text send essentially the same message.

Additive

Where text or image amplify or elaborate on the other.

Additive

Where text or image amplify or elaborate on the other.

Parallel

Where text or image follow different courses without intersecting.

Parallel

Where text or image follow different courses without intersecting.

Montage

Where text is treated as an integral part of the image.

Montage

Where text is treated as an integral part of the image.

Montage

Where text is treated as an integral part of the image.

Inter- dependent

Where text and image work together to convey ideas that neither could do alone.

Inter- dependent

Where text and image work together to convey ideas that neither could do alone.

Inter- dependent

Where text and image work together to convey ideas that neither could do alone.

Inter- dependent

Where text and image work together to convey ideas that neither could do alone.

Inter- dependent

Where text and image work together to convey ideas that neither could do alone.

P03: Image and Text

In project 3 you will be exploring placing image and text together, and how it can alter or affect the message you may be trying to convey. With 4 image-and-text pairings, you will convey a message.

Images + Text

Important considerations:

  1. Determine what your message is
  2. Discuss what statement can reinforce this message
  3. Find at least 2 fonts that support this message

P03 Considerations

Brainstorming Session

What are some messages you may want to explore conveying. Come up with at least 25 options in the next 5 minutes.

Brainstorming Session

Part 2

What are some audiences you may want to explore conveying a message to? Come up with at least 10 specific options in the next 5 minutes.

Brainstorming Session

Part 3

Eliminate any ideas or audiences you worked with for P01. Select a topic and audience pairing you have not worked with before.

Photography as a Medium

What does a photograph convey as a medium?

Text as a Medium

What does text convey as a medium?

For next week

Please remember!

  1. Work on P03

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