Narrative project

Choose either 1 or 2.

  1. Read and/or research one of the following books. Plan various ways of illustrating the story using only one photograph as a cover. Try out your ideas using different techniques learned so far.

Choose a style and technique that will best illustrate the book. Remember you must engage the viewer without spoiling the story.


Dracula – Bram Stoker

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexander Dumas

The Portrait of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson


2. Plan a story using photographic images. Experiment with different styles and techniques, including mixing them together. Pay particular attention to editing – keeping the viewer engaged by varying angles, depths of field, compositions, while maintaining a clear narrative.

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