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Double page spread mockup 1

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Contents Page Mockup

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Double Page Spread Layout Sketches

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Photo mockup

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This mockup shows how the photographs were setup. Nathan stood in front of a white projector screen, with fluorescent lighting above him. I then stood with the camera (a Canon EOS) in front of Nathan and took the photos.

Page Furniture

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Page furniture is used to fill up the page and also pull the reader into the article. It includes drop caps (large letters at the start of the article), pull quotes which are could be taken from the article, captions either for images or explaining what the article may be about, headings - give the reader an idea what the article is about at a quick glance.

Examples of page furniture include pull quotes, drop caps, folio/slugs, info bars, caption, headings, bylines, call outs and more.

Folio: Information such as the date, page number, magazine name.
Info Bar: Information about the subject of the article - artist, album, gig.
Caption: Gives some extra information about the article, quickly.
Drop cap: Draws attention to the next and fills up space.
Heading: Attracts the reader to the article.

Article Draft 1

The week, we are with Nate. He’s a new artist, and has only been around for about a year, but his first album was a major success and he is soon to release his second – which contains songs that don’t even conform to a genre. We met up with Nathan a week ago, and here is what he had to say.
So Nate,  what do you think of the music business?
So, the music business, it’s something I am so glad I have got into. It’s full of talent already, and to add to that talent it’s just great. I enjoy what I do, and my songs have a meaning, they’re not just made up. Take my first album, for example, that was all about my life at the time – but how what was going on in my life may be similar to many other people. The new album is also about my life, but a different part of it… it’s how the music industry affects my life, but also everyone’s. After all, music is a very important part of people’s lives, not just those that make it.
Your new album, can you give us any details?
Well, for a start, I can tell …

Contents Page Mockup 3

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Contents Page Mockup 2

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Contents Page Mockup

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