Friday, 29 September 2017

Postmodern Definitions - Week 2

Modernity - Something that is modern.

Structuralism - Trying to find structure under cultures and behaviours. 

Ahistorical - Remains out of history, isn't date-able to a certain era or period.

Objective - Unswayed by cultural beliefs, feelings or opinions, setting aside personal experiences.

Irreducible - Cannot be simplified any farther, in its most simplistic form.

Transparent - Pure, clear, can see through.

Universal - The whole world, relates to everyone.

Definitive - Come to an end, no more versions.

Post-structuralism - Challenges structuralism, argues that a fixed solution for the many might not be suitable for the few or individuals. One size does not fit all idea.

Reflexivity - Non biased opinion.

The Unreliable Narrator - Leaving an audience lacking information or completely clueless, no self explanatory, is normally done specifically to make the audience question the reality.

The Enlightenment Project - This was a point in time where people started looking for the the truth of their world and the universe within science, instead of just God being out there, it brought new ideas to a traditional culture. This was known as the "Age of enlightenment."

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Collaboration: Avatar Storyboard Idea

These are some quick sketches for a two-part skit involving Mo'at and Jake Sully from Avatar.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Life Drawing - Week 2

2x 10 min drawings in Chalk, Charcoal and Pencil

3-5 min Pro-Marker sketches

40 min Chalk and Charcoal drawings

Moom Action Poses 1-5

Testing out Moom Character rig - 5 Action Poses

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Collaboration: Avatar Skit Ideas

After talking with Alan we have realised that our ideas were adding onto the existing films to create the jokes, so after some re-planning, we are coming up with bloopers/tropes that are more based on that film as not to pull away from the project brief, we will be taking inspiration from videos such as CinemaSins found on You-Tube.


Friday, 22 September 2017

Postmodern Definitions - Week 1

High Modernism - also known as High Modernity is a form of Modernism, it focuses on the rules that society will be improved with the development of science and technology. 

Capitalist - An individual who uses their wealth and invests in industry and trade with the principals of capitalism.

Disconnected - Lacking any type of contact with something such as reality.

Super Abundance - Often taken for granted, exceeding and excessive, too much of something.

Simulcra - A representation of something and or someone.

Superficiality - Lacking any depth of thought or thoroughness.

Fragmentary - Separated, split up, not matching the rest, it's incomplete or made up of broken parts or sections.

Pop - Popular with mass media, tends to be modern.

Eclectic - Ideas, style and taste from a wide range of sources.

Nostalgia - Bringing back memories from the past, sentimental.

Depthless - Not a rich or interesting backstory, lacking thought or meaning.

Flippant - Carelessness, not addressing a situation with a serious attitude.

Pastiche - Work that replicates that of a different artist or period.

Bricolage - Creating something using multiple sources or mediums.

Aleatory - Relying on unpredictable outcomes.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Life Drawing - Week 1

20 min Chalk and charcoal drawing
(focusing on weight by darkening and detailing that area)

5 min Pro-Marker drawing
(looking at white space, movement, and weight)

20 min charcoal, chalk and pencil drawing
(focusing on weight and shading)

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Collaboration: Ident Idea 1

Ident Idea 1 from 3 Lemon Productions on Vimeo.

Just experimenting on how the logo can be simply brought to life, with just a small amount of animating.