Image and words collage: create your family illustrated story

Rita Fonseca, creative problem-solver

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6 Lessons (24m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:27
    • 2. What is your anchor picture?

      3:11
    • 3. How to compose your pictures?

      5:14
    • 4. Adding a background

      6:34
    • 5. Adding words

      6:20
    • 6. Take home message

      1:07

Project Description

Create an illustrated story of your family with just one panel composed by photographs and words, overlayed in three layers.

ASSIGNMENT

You will be creating a panel using more than 5 family pictures, a background image and a one sentence legend. This project can be either digital or analogic or both, depending on your skill set.

TO START, YOU WILL NEED:

* a set of more than 5 family pictures

DELIVERABLES

1) Share your anchor picture and explain briefly why you chose that that picture

2) Share your composition of pictures and explain briefly its underlying reasoning/feeling

3) Share your composition of pictures with the background and explain briefly its underlying reasoning/feeling

4) Share your composition of pictures with the background and words and explain briefly its underlying reasoning/feeling

Tips:

a) If you don't have any pictures of your own family readily available google some black and white images using keywords like wedding black and white, birth, family sunday picnic

b) you can use pictures from objects representing old family relics like a clock or a music box

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