Athletics Event Poster

This poster is geared towards you having to find and determining what needs to be on a poster to promote an event. You are to select an athletic event here at Truman (current, upcoming or past) and promote it. Things to consider include who, what,  when, where, etc. Please refer to the specification sheet below for specifics.

Due: Thursday, April 27th

Specification sheet (pdf)


Truman ID

Lets take a look at the Truman ID card and re-design it. We will need to make four versions: faculty, staff, graduate student and student. Be sure to look at and follow the rules posted in the classroom for the logo and the files available on the class Google drive. See the specification sheet below for the details and requirements.

Due: Tuesday, April 25th

Specification sheet (pdf)

Self Promotion Piece

This project is geared toward you focusing on yourself and providing some self expression into who you are as a person and a design at this point. This piece is intended to be a selling point for you to include in your portfolio or to practice package design.

Please refer to the specification sheet, pdf attached below, for more on specifics and requirements for each part.

Part 1: Research, Resume and Sketching
Due: Tuesday, April 18th

Part 2: Finalize packaging, progress on design and finishing your mark
Due: Tuesday, April 25th

Part 3: Finalizing the Layout and Mockup
Due: Tuesday, May 2nd

Part 4: Final piece completed and photographed
Due: Thursday, May 4th

Specification sheet (pdf)

CD Case Design

Music has a wide range of influences and styles. It speaks to us in many different ways (political, social, emotional, etc.). In this project you will have to redesign a music album. Refer to specification sheet (pdf) below for specifics of each step.

Part 1: Research and Prep Work: Research other albums, determine colors, write up about your artist/group and sketch at least 5 of the cover, CD label and name or artist/group (new logo or icon)

Due: Tuesday, April 4th

Part 2: Work on the Graphics: Work on layout of at least 2 booklet spreads, finalize artist/group name (logo or icon), begin work on any illustrations you wish to use and begin/finalize taking photos.

Due: Thursday, April 6th

Part 3: Finalize: Complete any illustrations, spreads, booklet layout and content, case and label design and create mock up (without content).

Due: Thursday, April 13th

Part 4: Finished Product and Photos: Print and complete all pieces and photograph 5 angles of the piece. Be sure to include all parts, cover, booklet and CD label in the photographs.

Due: Tuesday, April 18th

Specification sheet (pdf)