CdnHist 11 - page 57 #5

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War posters were a form of propaganda used by every country to encourage its citizens to support the war effort. These posters appealed to peoples emotions through the use of bold images and idealism to convey their messages. Design a war poster that either encourages men to enlist in the military or encourages women and children to support the war on the home front.


Begin by examining samples of World War 1 and 2 war posters from Canada. See if you can isolate some of the basic design elements you find, Note the simplicity and the starkness of some of the most prominent designs. This will help in your own design.

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