Design an Album Cover (16 - 18 Year Olds)

This fun and experimental course will introduce you to a range of album artwork through design and image making. You will have the opportunity to design an album cover and create a bespoke playlist track list of your favourite songs.Through tutor led discussions you will find out about current album artwork trends and learn how contemporary designs and practices are challenging ideas about the subject...

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Description

This fun and experimental course will introduce you to a range of album artwork through design and image making. You will have the opportunity to design an album cover and create a bespoke playlist track list of your favourite songs.

Through tutor led discussions you will find out about current album artwork trends and learn how contemporary designs and practices are challenging ideas about the subject. The practical skills you will learn and your ability to speak about your work will help you make an application for further study in art direction or advertising.

Topics Covered

  • Current practices and context
  • Trending Album Artwork
  • Design for the music industry
  • Music artists
  • Album cover typography
  • Album cover layout
  • Image making for Album covers
  • Responding to industry set briefs
  • Presentation and feedback.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the creation of album artwork
  • Have an understanding of layout for album covers
  • Understand the use and application of image and text in an album artwork
  • Be confident in contemporary design for the music industry
  • Respond to an industry set brief professionally
  • Support an application for work or study with a body of work and a greater confidence to talk about it.

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you if you between 16 – 18 years old and are considering further study or a career in album artwork.

Level
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience.

Follow Up Courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested Art Direction for Advertising (Online) or Creating an Advertising Campaign.

Related undergraduate courses at LCC

Once you have taken this course you may be interested in applying for BA (Hons) Graphic Branding and Identity or BA (Hons) Design for Art Direction.


Tutor information

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Materials

Students will need to bring in note sketch books and pencils or pens.

Please note you will be expected to pay for printing and photocopying if required during this course

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
07/02/2017 - 10/02/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
28/03/2017 - 31/03/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
23/05/2017 - 26/05/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
18/07/2017 - 21/07/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
15/08/2017 - 18/08/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
24/10/2017 - 27/10/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
12/12/2017 - 15/12/2017Tuesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:004 Days£550Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket