Design an epic movie poster about your life by exaggerating the fonts tracking.

Tracking is a technique where you expand or condense the space in between the letters in a word. Exaggerated tracking looks like E X A G G E R A T E D and it is leveraged often on movie posters to create drama.

If you are looking for free photos for this project, I recommend you start by searching through Creative Commons.
Featured image: flickr photo shared by Mikepaws under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license

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5 Responses Completed for this Challenge

  • The Shopaholics (My blog)

      For my second challenge, I chose to design an epic movie poster about my life. I was really excited when I saw this challenge because it looked like a lot of fun and the first thing that came to my mind was how much I love fashion and how much I love to shop… … Continue reading “The Shopaholics”

  • Probably one of my favorite things I've done (JT Schmidt, @schmidtstorm26)

    When I saw “design movie poster” I got stupid amounts of excited, because I’d made a joke about The Bourne Ultimatum but referencing David Boren the other day. Can’t remember why, but it was something that Boren had final terms for. This was my opportunity to take it to the next level. Gonna go frame… Read more »

  • gotham (My blog)

    This my favorite and with the help of my sister I was able to make a new batman movie poster. My favorite character is the joker but I really enjoy the movies. This one was very hard and I had the most difficulties with it. I thought this was benefici…

  • The Epic Classic (My blog)

    For my second challenge, I chose to design an epic movie poster. This challenge I found a lot more difficult for me to complete because I have never used the tracking technique in Photoshop. I was finally able to figure out how to correctly space and in large and decrease the size of my font. … Continue reading “The Epic Classic”

  • The Piano (Wo)Man (The Dennington )

    The Piano (Wo)Man is a fictional movie that I created a poster for, which stars myself. If there were a plot, it would be a journey of how I became so involved in music, the amount of work I put into creating music, the ups the downs, and everything in between. I used the very […]

3 Tutorials for this Challenge

  • The Shopaholics (My blog)

      For my second challenge, I chose to design an epic movie poster about my life. I was really excited when I saw this challenge because it looked like a lot of fun and the first thing that came to my mind was how much I love fashion and how much I love to shop… … Continue reading “The Shopaholics”

  • The Epic Classic (My blog)

    For my second challenge, I chose to design an epic movie poster. This challenge I found a lot more difficult for me to complete because I have never used the tracking technique in Photoshop. I was finally able to figure out how to correctly space and in large and decrease the size of my font. … Continue reading “The Epic Classic”

  • Indesignskills.com Epic Movie Tutorial (Adam Croom, @acroom)

    A tutorial that walks you through setting up a page, placing an image, and laying out type.

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