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Power Posters by designExplorr

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Language Arts And English +3 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old), Post-Secondary

Learn about the power of designing posters that communicate meaningful messages using Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is the easiest and quickest way to create visually stunning graphics. In this workshop students will develop meaningful messages, discover the three things that make posters powerful, and determine what makes a poster work. This presentation also includes guiding questions to help direct the students learning such as, "What is the posters message?," "What kind of imagery is used?," "Who is the poster for?," and "What makes the poster work?" Materials used in this workshop are a pictures of historic powerful poster, a discovery worksheet, and two supporting videos. This workshop is for youth (ages 12-16).

Placard stating "I AM A MAN" carried by Arthur J. Schmidt in 1968 Memphis March

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Poster, "I Am A Man"

National Museum of American History

Leonard Crow Dog

National Portrait Gallery

Barack Obama

National Portrait Gallery

Franklin D. Roosevelt

National Portrait Gallery

"We Can Do It!"

National Museum of American History

Dorothy Dandridge

National Portrait Gallery

Hoffnung und Widerstand

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Bob Dylan

National Portrait Gallery

Print of a woman with a spear and gun

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Chambers Brothers

Smithsonian American Art Museum