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- Adobe Tutorials: Examples of Step-By-Step Tutorials
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MLA: Writing Guide
Writing Style Guides: List of additional styles
- APA: – used in many of the social and behavioral sciences
- MLA: – used in the humanities, language, and literature
- Chicago/Turabian: – used in the fields of literature, history, and the arts
- CSE: – used in the biological sciences
- The Punctuation Guide
MLA Formatting and Style Guide
- Writing a Reflective Essay, Artist Statement
- A three paragraph artist statement / reflection essay may also include the following;
- The – who – what – where – why – when – and how of your story (a clear overview of your visual idea).
- Describe what your images say about your subject/object?
- Why is the subject or content of your story important?
- Discuss what inspired and motivated you before, during and in post-production.
- Describe in detail the process of making your piece and why.
- What do you want viewers to see and feel about your work? Use the photographic compositional terms discussed in class to back up your decisions.
- Reflect on the final output. Were you successful?
- Site a specific image or images and describe the process and story behind them.
- Don’t forget to include three research links. – if applicable. (Wikipedia is not an acceptable research site.)
- Your images MUST relate and/or reflect your summary/artist statement.