CD Cover and CD Design. The problem is to create a CD cover and a CD that uses a similar motif. The CD cover designs will focus on three main elements: An eye catching illustration The artists name The album name. The back of the cover will include: Illustration Songs/times
The problem is to create a CD cover and a CD that uses a similar motif.
Reds and oranges are aggressive and hot.
Blues and grays are distant and cool.
Browns are earthy, sensual and warm.
Greens and yellows are vibrant and rich.
This album was designed long before computers and Photoshop. Can you imagine how it might have been done using modern techniques?
Can you see how the designer uses the principle of the golden mean?
The portrait on this cover was done by posterizing. How was the background pattern done?
This cover is an interesting combination of straight black and white photography plus an unconventional use of text. Notice how the designer uses size and color to emphasize the most important text elements.
Negative space is often as interesting as positive space. It is very effective for drawing attention to text or illustration
It can be black
It can be white
It can be color or texture