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Texture Assignment

Texture Assignment

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 Materials Directions
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Any medium or combination o media, Bristol board,pencil, eraser, x-acto knie, ruler, CD case.1. Exercise care when taking the plastic CD case apart.2. Create an exciting design or the case, including boththe ront and back covers (don’t orget the spine!)3. Don’t be overly concerned with minutia details likesong titles, production credits, etc. I you choose to usetext it must work on a visual level.4. Ideas? Your design can be based on a avorite genre omusic (classical, jazz, reggae, rap, hip-hop, blues, a soundtrack, etc). You cannot recreate an existing design or usean existing band logo.5. It is extremely important that you measure careully toinsure that both the ront and back cover t into the CDcase properly.6. Don’t neglect the thin little spine space. What can becreatively squeezed into that space?7. Media? You may use anything, but concentrate andocus on pattern and texture. What kind o texture canbe created through image? Use textures you create, ndexisting textures in a magazine or use ound objects.8. I you choose to use collage, the nal product should bea Xerox color copy o your work. This way the design willt nice and at into the CD case.9. Put your name in pencil on the inside cover.
 
Texture Assignment 
In design, texture is both physical and virtual. Tex-tures include the literal surace employed in the mak-ing o a printed piece or physical object as well as theoptical appearance o that surace. Physical texturesefect how a piece eels to thehand, while virtual tex-tures are optical efects or representations o textures.In may cases, two-dimensional orm uses texture as avisual element that adds richness and dimension towork. Texture can also reer to pattern, which can beused as a background or as a more prominent role.The goal o this assignment is to create patterns ortextures through the interpretation o music anduse those textures to communicate the genre. Thinkabout the physical elements o music you choose(piano, b&w keys, guitars, strings, ribs, hammers,wires, etc.) as well as how the music makes you eel.I you were to show what your avorite genre o musiclooks like, what would it be? What kind o line weightwould you use? What kind o materials would youuse to create that line? Explore the use o repetition,contrast, balance (symmetrical & asymmetrical) andrhythm. Texture and pattern can create an incrediblesense o movement and activity which should reectyour chosen genre.

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