Layout Assignment: The Profile (50 points)
Some Basic Requirements:
layout must follow a chosen magazine exactly! Every single detail must
be present and placed correctly. Use color, page numbers, dates, graphic
placement, etc. Everything is a copy! You are a parrot! You can not think
for yourself (yet). You work for this magazine and if it’s not perfect,
you will be FIRED!!!! Your final
product should resemble a page from your magazine as closely as possible. Assume
there are no other articles on your page for our purposes.
in the magazine pages with your final layout.
ENTIRE 1000 revised profile is present. Be ever so careful that
no words are cut off.
likely, your font will print between 9-11. Print
a sample as you start to make sure it looks like your magazine.
your magazine is larger than our paper you can: “shrink” page to fit, use
longer paper, or use a part of the page to emulate (not recommended for
NO WHITE SPACE that is not designated on your original pages. Go beyond blue
“layout lines” on program = almost to the end of the page. If you find
yourself with white space, write more, use more photos, use graphics – do whatever
it would take to allow you to keep your job.
the same exact layout with graphics as your magazine; try to use two
photos: one old & one new (before and today). Try to stick with the
magazines use captions under the photos, and the caption that fits
directly, exactly under photo; bold or smaller font unless your magazine
does it differently.
are placed in a visually appealing manner. Note the layout on your model.
IS ABSOLUTELY NO WHITE SPACE except for what your magazine calls for!
- A sub
headline (tells more of the story); even if your magazine does not use
one, please incorporate one. Your headline is a general title; the subheadline is your thesis/glue.
if your magazine omits a byline, please make sure you have one.
NO WHITE SPACE (white space is the devil) except for what your magazine
columns! Your magazine did! Make sure they match in number and width.