We today looked in to how to read a image which starts with identifying the choice made by designer. We need to consider various components work together.
We were given a way in which we can analysis a image properly.
|Identify component of images||Analysis possible meaning||Quotation from academic study|
|Obvious description of image||Feeling about piece||evidence|
|E.G red rose||Romance passion||“Quote support this” anything that links|
|Red dragon cover|
|close up of face||evil, intense, mysterious, bad something to hide|
|half in shadow|
|takes over half of poster|
|small image in centre in lower half|
|walking towards camera|
|red dragon||Light vs dark|
|first and most terrifying chapter|
|black background||Darkness, unpredictable doesn’t know when image ends|
|small image||looks trapped|
|way he’s place makes him look more important|
|Like a cat and a mouse|
Images and meanings
How does the design of the poster:
- illustrate narrative of film?
- Outline key motifs/themes and character relationships
- Use text to anchor image
Description Analysis Theory Figure Red sky temperature, danger Sun not a nice place to be Letter was to late, don’t make same mistake as him Deodorant bottle bottles white to look the coolest Ocean Red everything warms Figures of greek mythology ancient times scroll and typeface Story of icarus Old paper old story use of modern language playing around with historical sources Paper burnt shows how hot it is Wings keeps cool Rock shows danger, exotic
- to critically reflect on how means are serenade through visual design to apply to your own practice