Approach a religious-themed bulletin board project the way you would any other themed bulletin board; begin with the message or purpose of the board, and then build the rest of the design around it. Consider the audience who is going to see the board: children, adults or all ages. Then, think of eye-catching artwork, phrases or color schemes that suit the board's purpose.Continue Reading
If designing a board to reflect a particular Bible story, such as Noah's ark, begin with a centerpiece. In this example, you might choose a large ark made of construction paper or lightweight card stock. Then, think about the title of the board. Keep it short, so the lettering is eye-catching and large enough to be seen from across a room. Titles could be "Noah's Ark," "Two by Two" "God's Promise" or something else highlighting the message from the story you want to convey. Then, add animals, a dove and a rainbow. Adding these elements ensures that each of the main themes of the Noah's ark story are "readable" at a glance.
If the bulletin board is for adults or for all ages, use more a more mature, restrained design. Possible motifs could include a cross, star of David or other symbol meaningful to those who look at the board. If the board is one that changes throughout the year, consider using a color scheme in keeping with the liturgical calendar, such as purple during Lent, or green during Ordinary Time.
Just because a board has a religious theme, it does not mean its design cannot be subtle. Careful use of colors, artwork and titles can inform your audience while engaging them at an appropriate level.Learn more about Graphic Design