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Poster Construction using PowerPoint. “Starting from Scratch”. Information you will need?. Title/Logos Authors Topic Headers Content Images Charts & Graphs Equations Preparation Time! Approximately 15 hours to construct. Brain Dump.

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Poster construction using powerpoint

Poster Construction using PowerPoint

“Starting from Scratch”


Information you will need

Information you will need?

  • Title/Logos

  • Authors

  • Topic Headers

  • Content

  • Images

  • Charts & Graphs

  • Equations

  • Preparation Time!

    • Approximately 15 hours to construct


Brain dump

Brain Dump

  • Write or sketch out all ideas for your poster (Before opening PowerPoint)

  • Organize/Reorganize your ideas on paper

    • Sketch out multiple options

    • Select the one you like best

  • Decide on a color scheme

    • Exp. Title Boxes: blue, Text: white, Background: Grey

  • Decide on a final poster size


Sketch out ideas

Sketch Out Ideas


Choosing a color scheme

Choosing a Color Scheme

  • Who is your audience

    • Is text legible from at least 6ft away?

    • If the viewer is colorblind…

      • Does the visual image of the poster get lost, if the colors are not as vibrant or clear?

      • Problem colors include: reds, greens and sometimes blues

  • What colors would relate well with your topic?

    • Yellow, purple, green, black…etc.

    • What about pastel colors?


Choosing a color scheme1

Choosing a Color Scheme

  • Color Blind Comparison

Common Color Blindness

Normal


Choosing a color scheme2

Choosing a Color Scheme


Choosing a color scheme3

Choosing a Color Scheme

  • Start with the basics

PowerPoint Color Chart

Color Wheel


Poster construction using powerpoint

Color Wheel


Poster construction using powerpoint

Colors that work well together: Complimentary (opposites)

Color Wheel


Poster construction using powerpoint

Colors that work well together: Analogous

(3 colors next to each other)

Color Wheel


Poster construction using powerpoint

Standard Color Chart

PowerPoint Color Chart


Choosing a color scheme4

Custom Color Chart

PowerPoint Color Chart

Choosing a Color Scheme

Saturation Level

Color Picker

Choose Custom Color using RGB


Final poster size

Final Poster Size?

  • What is your final poster size?

  • Most display boards are going to be:

    • 4’ x 4’ = 48” x 48”

    • 4’ x 8’ = 48” x 96”

  • Maximum size for PowerPoint slide = 56 inches

    • If larger than that, please set up at half size

    • Choose 200% when printing

  • Maximum printing width = 49.5”

    • Length is recommended between 8’ – 9’ (cutting table length)


Locating good quality logos

Locating Good Quality Logos

  • Never use Web Logos

    • When they are enlarged, they become distorted

  • For Kansas State University Logos, please visit…

    • www.oznet.ksu.edu/techweb

    • Click KSRE Image Gallery


Locating good quality logos cont

Locating Good Quality Logos cont.

  • Click KSRE Logos

  • Select a category from list

    • 4-H

    • College of Ag

    • K-State

    • K-State Research and Extension

    • KSRE “Knowledge for Life”

    • Powercat, etc.


Locating good quality logos cont1

Locating Good Quality Logos cont.

  • Choose the PRINT version (.jpg or .gif)

    • Transparent versions work best on colored backgrounds


Constructing your poster

Constructing Your Poster

  • Start PowerPoint

    • Create a new blank presentation using “Blank Slide”


Constructing your poster cont

Constructing Your Poster cont.

  • Change the page size

    • Set to either half or full size of the final poster


Inserting text

Inserting Text

  • Select a primary typeface and font size

    • Choose typeface before entering all text

      • Text spacing will change with a different typeface

    • You may use up to 2 different typefaces

      • One for title/headings

      • One for main text

    • Choose a font that is legible

      • Serif or Sans Serif

      • Scripts - not very legible

Brush Script Std -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Baskerville Old Face -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Verdana -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Arial -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.


Text styles

Text Styles

  • Serif – Baskerville Old Face

  • Sans Serif - Arial

Brush Script Std -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Verdana -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Baskerville Old Face -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.

Arial -16

This is random text to serve as an example of how text spacing can change when you change the typeface.


Inserting text1

Inserting Text

  • Insert a Text Box

    • Insert>Text Box

    • Drag the box as large as you need it

      Tip:

    • To align text boxes, use your guides and grid

      • View>Grid and Guides

    • Ctrl + arrow keys make for shorter, more precise moves


Complete poster example

Complete Poster Example

  • 4’ x 8’ poster


Poster construction using powerpoint

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