After Effects Tutorial: 1.0

This tutorial was probably my favourite one to date. I haven’t really used After Effects before. I’ve just seen other people use it, so that doesn’t actually count. To me, After Effects had always seemed daunting to use. With keyframes, compositions and effects, how did I know where to begin?! This simple title animation was…

Week 7: Blogger’s Choice – My Stop Motion Favourites

Week 7 = blogger’s choice = stop-motion favourites. This week I’ve decided to explore the world of stop-motion. I was first exposed to this art form when I watched Wallace and Gromit when I  was maybe 7 or 8 years old. At the time I was amazed by the way this film looked. I couldn’t wrap my…

Poster Art Assignment

My concept for this design was a minimal propaganda poster for the television series Mr. Robot. The storyline of the show is based around a character who leads a cyber revolution under the hacker name “fsociety”. I find the minimalistic design look very appealing because they aren’t flashy. Messages can be spread by using powerful…

Week 6.0: Motion Graphics

Motion graphics are just really, really cool. During this week’s lecture we delved deep into the world of motion graphics by watching and discussing the art of the title sequence. These opening credits can set the tone of the film or television show for an audience, include foreshadowing and if done correctly, can become the…

Illustrator Tutorial: 2.0

This week, I practiced the skills I learned last week from Illustrator. The assignment was for us to create this design for a made-up soap company “Lemony Scrubbits”. I found it much easier to use the pen tool this time around. If you read my post from last week, I was explaining how it was…

Week 5.0: Infographics

Week 5 was all about infographics and self-tracking in the digital world.  The question that I have always had about sharing on the internet is: do we share to just share or are we intending to get likes? I find that whenever I am on Instagram, some accounts seem fabricated to me. I perfected version…

Illustrator Tutorial: 1.0

This week, we switched it up in our lab session by learning how to use Illustrator . Unlike Photoshop, I had never used Illustrator before. I was excited to get my hands on this assignment and it lived up to my expectations. In many ways, Illustrator is similar to Photoshop. The display face is more…