INTRODUCTION TO IMAGE MAKING weeks 9-12

This post is intended for my animation and games students and lists what we will be covering over the next few weeks !

Weeks 9 & 10

INTRODUCTION TO BRIEF
EXPLANATION OF CRIT
DISCUSS SUBMISSION OF SHOWREEL AND FINAL HAND IN OF WORK

Students to go out & take pictures and make drawings in sketchbooks etc.
All work will will brought back into the studio next week to show.
You will then get on with addressing your changes for mood and atmosphere.
Students may work digitally – in which case you may go to an IT suite if you like.
We want you to have a body of work exploring environments, mood and appeal

PROJECT : “ENVIRONMENT FOR A GAME”

Take photos, make sketches/colour studies of various interesting environments – suggestions; Church, Seafront, Harbour, Pub.
Take shots of interesting perspectives – consider scale change. eg. Look up, look down, look at detail, look at large scale etc.
Create Collages from photos and add character(s) of your own choice.
Over the next two weeks make collages- photographic and/or mixed media which show you have considered the following moods; horror, fantasy, comedy.
Change colour palettes (digitally if preferred) in order to address ‘appeal’ of your scene.
Keep all work as JPEG’s.

Week 11 – GROUP CRIT : select 3 pieces of work that you want to show in a crit.
The work will need to be shown to the other members of the group and if digital, students will need to bring own laptops in (or email to students with laptops).

NB : I will give each student approx 5 mins. I will then make notes to give you. You will receive a mark out of 10 for your remarks – we will add this to your overall grade (this will be confidential and not given to you during the crit).

Week 12 – SUBMISSION OF SHOWREEL : submission of work for feedback and provisional mark. Submission MUST be on a USB or Disc – clearly marked with your name and student ID.- to the CT admin office Friday Dec 13th

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painter, print-maker and illustrator

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