Storytelling Basics & Exercises

Storytelling: Proj_2_Storytelling_Project “If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed.” – Stanley Kubrick “There’s something in the human personality which resents things that are clear, and conversely, something which is attracted to puzzles, enigmas, and allegories.” – Quoted in Kubrick : Inside a Film Artist’s Maze (2000) by Thomas Allen Nelson, p. 10 “Nothing…

Graphic Design 2 – Week 3 – Line

PROJECT: Proj_3_Line_Project Photoshop – Mixer Brush Illustrator- Art Brush Illustrator- Pattern Brush Wacom Settings Add ‘Pen Pressure’ to Shape Dynamics + Transfer Control+Option+Click&Drag Left or Right= Adjust Size Control+Option+Click&Drag Up or Down= Adjust Hardness Opacity vs Flow Press 5 to change Opacity to 50%. When you paint and RELEASE and then paint AGAIN you will…

Storyboarding Basics

Storyboarding_sylabus Proj_1_Storyboard_Research Anatomy of a Storyboard and Basic Terminology anatomy_and_basics_of_a_storyboard Example of storyboards from Star Wars star_wars_storyboard_small Film Terminology:  AFI illustrated List of Shots http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~aspoerri/Teaching/DMPOnline/Readings/screen_shot_reference.pdf AFI Film Terminology http://web.eesd.org/filmfestival2012/Resources_files/AFI_BasicsHandbook.pdf Abbreviations for Shots/Storyboard Descriptions http://www.edu.pe.ca/threeoaks/Art/Digital%20Arts%20site/unit4/pdf/abbreviations.pdf   Drawing Tips Perspective Review (in class) Drawing Figures Review (in class)   General Drawing  Tips : Storyboard Drawing Tips Drawing Bodies: Anatomy_and_Head_Measurment_Systems…

3D – Sketchup Basics

Art_634_syllabus Proj_1_Create Furniture Object Why Sketchup? *Free download *Power, Speed, Ease of use *Warehouse Objects, Plugins *Lighting / Shading built in *Communicate Quickly *Industries- Architecture Visualization aka Archviz, Interior Design for Business or Home, Set Design for Film, Video Game Set, Previz Production ‘Pipeline’ example: Model > Texture > Render/Animate > Present Sketchup Basics Add…

Animation – After Effects – Rotoscoping and Masking

project_9_after_effects_roto project_10_animation_reel skate & mountain video taken from free site – https://www.videezy.com/urban/4174-skater-at-venice-beach-skatepark-slow-motion Rotoscope w Pen tool – more precise/more work? Import a video into After Effects Create a new composition with this video Use the pen tool to do as few points as possible to make the mask Click and drag to create a point…