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Shall We Dance?

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Shall We Dance?
December 1st, 2011
Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
10" x 7"

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

Final project for Computer Graphics I: make a booklet with a theme of 10 things, using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. My theme is "10 Broadway Musicals". My first concept was to create an entire photomanipulation illustration in Photoshop for each musical representing a scene, and while my professor appreciated that I was thinking big, she advised that I just do a vignette of a character to go with each musical because I didn't have enough time to do something so complex.

So that's what I ended up doing: making a quick photomanipulation for each character in a frame, hanging on a wall, with a lyrics excerpt inside a vector border made in Illustrator.

Page five is from Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. It's not the most politically correct movie ever made, but hey, it was the '50s. I never saw the 1956 live-action version, but I watched the 1997 cartoon obsessively. Even after 10+ years, I still know all the songs and recite most of the dialogue from memory.

:star: Listen to it here: Shall We Dance?

More Pages
1. ) Somewhere Over the Rainbow
2. ) Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?
3. ) If Only
4. ) ‘Til I Hear You Sing
5. ) Shall We Dance?
6. ) Oh! What A Circus
7. ) Defying Gravity
8. ) She Really Is a Funny Girl…
9. ) I Dreamed a Dream
10. ) All I Ask Of You

CREDITS:
:iconprincess-of-shadows: Old paper texture
:iconorangen-stock: Carpet Texture 5
:iconstock-by-casey: Gold Frame
I can't find the screencap I used--will post a link if I can find it again.
Swirl border made by me

Comments and constructive critiques are welcome! :)
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SILENTJUSTICE's avatar
I like how the gold frame mathces there :Nod:
BloodMoonEquinox's avatar
Thanks! :boogie: I picked that frame cuz it reminds me of pictures I saw of Thai architecture and the hats they wear in ceremonial dances :D I'm glad you like it! :happybounce:
SILENTJUSTICE's avatar
I'd like to design frames :D