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Minimlist Travel Posters Based in Movies

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Create a minimalistic travel poster for a location in film, TV series, etc. Look at these awesome examples using the various locations in the original Star Wars trilogy: http://screenrant.com/sr-pick-minimalist-star-wars-travel-posters-robf-44551/

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Harry Potter Minimalist Poster

For my last design assignment of the week, I made a minimalist poster  (worth 3 stars) for the 442nd Quidditch World Cup. I used photoshop, and a Harry Potter font to make the poster, as well as editing a picture from a Harry Potter coloring page online, to make it …

FINAL PROJECT: Peytonnnn

Peyton Sawyer from “One Tree Hill” is a character that in the beginning represents the definition of a “stereotype”. Her character is misinterpreted completely and through her confusion within herself she becomes a mystery to everyone. What people think of … Continue reading

Visit England!

Minimalist Travel Poster inspired by the film Pride and Prejudice. I love the scenery in the movie. The lighting, the colors, the various shots. Its all so beautiful. So, I tried to replicate it the best I could while keeping it minimalistic. I tried to replicate the colors and the…

Visit Buddy in the North Pole!

This is 3 star design assignment 57, “Minimalist Travel Posters Based in Movies.” The instructions were “Create a minimalistic travel poster for a location in film, TV series, etc.”

I decided to create one for the North Pole. I love watching Christmas movies in the winter! Elf was my inspiration…

Limbo

Limbo, a photo by wanderthisworld on Flickr.
This is a travel poster for Limbo. This project was inspired by the ds106 assignment to create a minimalist travel poster based on a movie. I was initally drawn to this challenge for the travel context, but I was a bit stumped as…

Design Assignment: Minimlist Travel Poster

The assignment was to “create a minimalistic travel poster for a location in film, TV series, etc. Look at these awesome examples using the various locations in the original Star Wars trilogy: http://screenrant.com/sr-pick-minimalist-star-wars-travel-posters-robf-44551/”
I (am embarrassed to say this, but) made a few versions this bost (6 variations…) a poster…

I sure do love me some movies

I’ve done a couple of design assignments this weekend.  There will be a few more to come, but I was pretty excited about these and wanted to post them now.
This assignment looked like a lot of fun.  It also seemed somehow familiar.  Long ago, my friends and I renamed…

Gotham City – Minimalist Travel Poster + Tutorial

I had to think about this one – which movie location to choose? As I was going through my DVDs I came across The Dark Knight and then thought GOTHAM! It would be an easy one to portray with minimal graphics. So I went on to google gotham city to…

6. minimal (ds106 #2)

Since I haven’t really been able to keep up with the Stranger Portraits assignment like I wanted to, I felt I should take the time to at least make a submission for one of the other assignments in stead.
This is one that I had my eye in early one…

Neo Tokyo

This is my first DS 106 assignment. I chose it so I could  play with the image editor, Gimp. It was a good experience. It can do just about everything Photoshop can. I took an image of the city from the film Akira and adjusted the contrast and saturation to…

Experience the “Magic” of the Fire Swamp for Yourself!

You'd love to come visit now, wouldn't you?

It’s a Monday, it was a relatively uneventful weekend for me, but I did manage to create a little bit of ds106 art. The current incarnation of ds106 recently received a large influx of students from Japan last week, and they’ve been…

The Goon Docks

Inspired by Tech Savvy Ed‘s ds106 work-in-progress on twitter for a minimalist travel poster (see assignment here) I decided to try a quick one to keep me sharp. I am absolutely in love with the vintage “See America” travel posters and after seeing the gorgeous blue-tinted cavern poster I got…

First minimalist travel poster!

So in case we’ve missed the red flags, I’m a gigantic nerd.
On that subject, my favorite book/movie series is the Harry Potter series. But even though I’m not a fan of the dark side, I made a minimalist travel poster depicting one of the main locations where dark magic…

Take a Friendly Trip Down the River

Take a fine trip down south, maybe just a wee bit of adventure. Meet our local friendly folks who just want to say “hi”. You will squeal with excitement.
This is a minimalist travel poster assignment for ds106, though not quite minimal in graphic design, maybe concept?. In photoshop I…

Minimlist Travel Posters Based in Japanese Game

This is for Digital storytelling.
I created this based on Persona4 which is Japanese Video Game.
You can see promotion video below ?

This promotion video is also cool!!

I created this picture by Windows Paint.
First, I found some useful image of Persona4, and down load it.
Put some Pictures…

Spend a Night in The Box

In the picturesque Everglades, enjoy your getaway in this minimal needs bungalow. Included with every night’s stay, a lovely linen evening shirt, water, bread, and a tin can for your excrement. After a few days rest, you’ll feel refreshed and ready to get back to work with the gang.…

Fly With Roy

I’m relaxing in a coffee shop in Golden, Colorado, checking the ds106 streams and missing the creative play. Seeing Jim’s efforts made me wonder if I could whip one together ove lunch.
Since I am traveling, I was thinking maybe one of my photos might be a start point… Then…

Explore Hope

This comes from the not perfect department. I had problems making the background of my minimalist travel poster design assignment cleanly mesh with the text I covered up and the new text I added. The background is not one consistent color, and I couldn’t get a swath big enough to…

Design IV — Minimalist Movie Poster

I haven’t seen this movie yet, but I’ve been meaning to get together with a few friends and watch it.  I was also nervous about doing this particular assignment because I’m not really a minimalist, I just try to be one.  I tried to mimic the color of the sky…

Everybody Limbo!!

For my design assignment I decided to do the minimalist movie travel poster. My first choice was to do Shawshank Prison from the Shawshank Redemption, but I couldn’t find a very good picture of the prison to try and edit. So instead I decided to do limbo from inception. I…

I’m sensing a pattern here. Design Assignment – Travel Poster

You all probably think I’m obsessed with this movie now, haha.
But it’s giving me lots of inspiration!
Here’s my travel poster from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Let’s see.. well, the line on the poster is from the movie itself. They first meet in Montauk, and then decide…

visit u.s. station 31

Get away from it all.
Mayday, mayday. Can anyone hear me? Over. This is U.S. Station 31. Do you read me? We found something in the ice. We need some help down here. Can anybody hear me? We found something… We found something… We found something……

A Space Odyssey

This is a design assignment I chose for my Digital Storytelling class.  My favorite movie of all time by far.

The HAL-9000's iconic camera eye

Considered to be one of the greatest movie villains of all time, the HAL-9000′s camera eye is very iconic within the film (yes, I know,…

The Pit of Despair!

I decided to do another design assignment since the last one was such a success!
This time I picked the movie location poster one, but I decided to animate it.
The movie: The Princess Bride.
The location:

It is all grey-scale, and on the very darkest end of the scale.…

Minimalist Movie Travel Poster

Inspired by Colin’s Mount Doom poster, I chose another Lord of the Rings location.  I’m now doing extra work , just to show how addictive ds106 is.  Since nobody had trouble with my four icon challenge, I’ll give no further clues and let you guess the location.…

Minimalist Movie Poster

Description: Create a minimalistic poster for a  film, TV series, etc. Look at these awesome examples using the various locations in the original Star Wars trilogy.
McMurphy: Which one of you nuts has got any guts?

McMurphy: I can’t take it no more. I gotta get outta here.
Chief Bromden:…

Minimalist Movie Destination Posters (Design Assignment)

Jim Groom’s assignment to create a minimalistic travel poster for a location in a film, TV series, etc. Inspired by the Star Wars travel poster designs at the Screen Rant website.

Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings…

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Tutorials So Far

DS106 Week 4 – Design: A Sansing Sprint

Inspired by my Slaughterhouse IV bunkmate Chad Sansing, I composed a Design Assignment Sprint. I spent a lot of time in tinkering in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, which always leaves me wishing I could do more than I actually … Continue reading →…

Gotham City – Minimalist Travel Poster + Tutorial

I had to think about this one – which movie location to choose? As I was going through my DVDs I came across The Dark Knight and then thought GOTHAM! It would be an easy one to portray with minimal graphics. So I went on to google gotham city to…