SI 520 Fall 2012 // Week 2
Homework 1 Checklist
Due: 09/20Twitter Background mockups for Nichols Arboretum (Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring)
Background color / images, U-M logo, Twitter foreground. Don’t remove,distort, or modify the size, font, or position of the logo, and other foreground elements.You can apply layers effects if you like.
develop conceptual color palette (one for all four seasons), master Layers orderand organization, and selection techniques, understand designing for continuing / repetitive background
Deadline met 10Paper copy submitted (printed on 8.5 X 11” paper in color):page 1: submission checklistpage 2: planning sketches (you can xerox these from your notepad),page 3: screenshot of Layers panel with groups content visible;color palette with color harmony type indicatedpages 4–7: mockups (landscape format)25Concept developed 10Background ﬁll is planned (images blend to solid color or tile). Imagesare not upscaled.10Visual consistency maintained. Contrast for text / logo andbackground allowed.10Color scheme is indicated. All four backgrounds have samesaturation/intensity and brightness10Groups are used to organize layers10Layers’ order maintained (Foreground layer on top)10Pages 2–7 uploaded to Scribd as a multipage document (pdf binder)5