Poetry Poster
InDesign tutorial

Choose a poem or lyrics from your favorite song.

Create an illustration to support the mood, emotions, content of the poetry piece. Use Photoshop to manipulate the images.
Photoshop requirements:

  • Complexity of the image
  • Color scheme and visual elements support the theme
  • Skills (selections quality, special effects, advanced layer and filter techniques, etc.)


Use the image to create a 11"x17" poster in Adobe InDesign. Use this link to refresh your InDesign skills. Incorporate typography into design. Use creative ways to apply a title, the text body.... You can emphasize certain parts of the poem. It does not have to look like a "text box". Be creative. Check Visual Literacy page for typography design ideas and tutorials. Use Illustrator if needed to edit typefaces.
Poster requirements:

  • Creative use of typography
  • Appropriate use of fonts
  • Image and text work together.



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