Graphic Design: Create a Book Jacket

Summary

SA selection of books with differing book jackets/cover arttudent teams choose an old book and redesign the cover. Teams create a mock-up and explain how their design reflects the book’s subject and genre—and how the new cover will help the book reach its audience. Warm-up and follow-up activities are included.

Suggested Classes:

Art, Graphic Design

State and National Standards:

Arizona, California, Washington, National

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Suggested Materials:

  • A selection of books with differing book jackets/cover art
  • Art supplies such as: sketchpads, pens, paints, computer graphics