Creative Writing: Why Five Dollars?

There we are, watching, and waiting. Waiting for that noise, that dreaded sign that told us, we were next. Waiting outside in those chairs were like waiting to be accepted into heaven, or to be dragged back to hell. As the door opened, my heart raced, my were sweating bullets, and then it was time.…

McDonalds Print Ad – Deconstructing a Print Ad

This print ad is selling McDonald’s fries. The target audience for this ad is mainly people who enjoy eating McDonald’s food products but could also be specifically directed to families, possibly more at young children. This print ad could be found most likely on a billboard or possibly in a McDonald’s restaurant. The company has…

Nightmare’s Awakening

This is a story for one of the lessons in class where we were asked to create a story of our choice. I absolutely love fantasy, and I’ve always wanted to use dual blades if I ever got to choose a weapon of some sort (me and my mind… Who knows what goes on inside…).…

Global Warming Ad

This global warming ad is advertising how we could help stop or at least slow down the global warming process. There is no specific age group which this ad is targeted at, but this ad is targeting anyone who cares or wants to do something for our world. This ad can be found in an environmental…

No One Grows Ketchup Like Heinz

The Advertisement “No One Grows Ketchup Like Heinz” has a target audience of people aged 20 years and older. Heinz uses three techniques to help effectively convey the product. These techniques are; the use of its logo, the camera angle they have used and their slogan. Heinz have used their logo in an unusual way…

Deconstructing an ad- Don’t drive stupid

The advertisement ‘Don’t Drive Stupid’ is a print ad about driving stupidly and the effect it can have on you. The target audience are young drivers. The advertisement is very powerful and has a strong effect on the reader. The techniques used to persuade the audience are Acting/facial expression, Onsreen Text, Special Effects and Camera…

Deconstructing an advertisement- L’oreal Paris

This print ad by L’oreal Paris is advertising a new lipstick called ‘Rogue Caresse’. It is targeted at teenagers and young adults. This was probably published in magazines, posters and bus shelters. The ad is persuading us by using weasel words, colour, star power and scale. L’oreal Paris has used star power by featuring a…

Deconstructing an Ad – Muller dessert

Muller Light Milk Chocolate Dessert The Muller print advertisement is selling their new Light Milk Chocolate Dessert, the advertisement targets middle aged women and men trying to stay healthy/diet with something light. This print ad I believe may have been published in a magazine, advertised on a bus or even as a poster/billboard. The advertisement…

Smokers Quit line – Advertisement

This is a deconstruction of an ad made to target smokers of all ages, preferably smokers that have either just begun or smokers that have continued over a short period of time (1-2 years), it is advertising the effects of long-term smoking and promoting that you can stop now before it’s too late. I believe…

Deconstructing an ad- McDonald’s Waffle Cone

This is an ad promoting the product of the Waffle Cones at McDonald’s. This print advertisement was found in a magazine, and has no specific  target audience. The company, McDonald’s hopes to gain no new customers as this is for their existing customers that like to eat ice cream in Summer (because, who doesn’t?). This…

Deconstructing a print advertisement

The Coca-Cola print advertisement is targeted at a group with a variable age, focusing on those ranging approximately between 13-65.The image is promoting the drink which could possibly be found in a common magazine, poster, or public area such as a bus stop or on a bus itself.The advertisement uses techniques including star power, colour,…

Your bank is cool? Which bank?

On the blog in 2014 we’ll be writing about the topics we’re studying, providing some constructive comments on the posts of our peers, and visiting some other class blogs from around the world to learn a bit about what goes on outside Bossley Park. First task – respond to a print ad. Students were set…

Deconstucting a print Ad – Apple Iphone Ad

As the title states this is the print ad for one of Apple’s major success, the Iphone. The techniques used in this ad are scale, camera techniques, logo, slogan and colour/salient feature. Its target audience is mainly teenagers to adults as phones are more important to them than young children. But this is a phone where…

One Direction ‘ Our Moment ‘ Perfume Ad

This ad is for One Direction’s debut perfume called ‘ Our Moment ‘ .This ad is targeted at One Direction fans or teenage girls and would most likely been found in magazines or on posters . This advertisement uses elements such as colour , symbolism and layout to persuade it’s target audience to buy the perfume…

Threadz

The Threadz clothing advertisement targets all women, and is promoting a competition which benefits this company greatly. This print ad was distributed in a magazine and uses effective strategies to influence its target audience. These strategies include colour, acting, persuasive language and the next step. The colour theme of orange in this advertisement is used…

Lamborghini

This print advertisement is advertising the car manufacturer: Lamborghini. It predominately targets male adults – those who can afford such cars – who want to speed around the streets like hooligans and show off in style. The advertisement would most likely be found in a magazine and uses techniques of colour, salience, slogans, camera angles,…

“I’m not polite, I’m Proactiv.”

This Proactiv advertisement is targeted at females, and is advertising their new three step product. It may be published in a magazine or as a poster or flyer. This ad uses strategic features such as star power, colour, font sizing, positive connation and omission to persuade the target audience into buying, and using the product.…