We all see creative ads on a daily basis. We find them everywhere—HBO, Google, Netflix, Walmart, Vogue, and so many other mediums. We take them for granted and don't really recognize the fact that it's NOT a literal image. I did't realize how often I skimmed over a figurative, creative ad until I made one… Continue reading Swept Away
Phantom of the Opera is a classic musical that has mystery, deception, operas, and danger. With the Phantom lurking, anybody is within reach with his "magical lassoo," as cast members put it. The target audience is fans like myself who love Phantom of the Opera- whether they are closet fans or public fans. These icons… Continue reading An Iconic Night at the Opera House
Lds.org has many great articles. One of my favorite articles found on that website is called "One Question that Puts Life in Perspective", by Stephen Jones. I created a magazine spread for his article as part of a class assignment at BYU-I, and would like to present it to you in this blogpost. I know, you're super… Continue reading Will it Matter in 1,000 Years?- A Magazine Spread
Brother Lane Williams, a Communications Professor at BYU-I, gave an inspiring presentation about the power of news, the reliance the world has on news, and the strongest medium for receiving news—journalism. Brother Williams issued some "challenges", as he called them, to the Communications Students. There were a few that really stuck out to me. The… Continue reading The Benefits of Journalism
That's right. Those instagram pictures that your friends post always seem beyond your ability, but if you follow these three, simple steps, your Instagram pictures will become visual masterpieces that even your frenemies will admire. Rule of Thirds When the image is sectioned into these nine, equidistant rectangles, the symmetry is clearly identified. The building is… Continue reading Make Photography Look Like Magic!
Communications is a very exciting topic. On campus at Brigham Young University-Idaho, there are many opportunities to gain experience that is preparatory for future careers. Today in Comm 100, we had visitors from various campus groups--Soapbox and Scroll. Soapbox is the advertising agency on campus, and Scroll is the newspaper. Scroll really interested me because… Continue reading Experience—Scroll and Soapbox
Especially when it is an uplifting statement, like the following: This is a picture quote from an Instagram user, @lift.inspire.share. I chose this item to analyze for a reverse engineer post because it is a great example of how to use typography to your advantage. There are multiple elements and a strong sense of contrast,… Continue reading Typography is Good for the Soul