Motion Graphics

This class is an introduction to Graphics that move which includes 2-D animations, production design, web graphics, and video and graphic integration.

All the words in the yellow will be require in the interactive sketchbook, all aqua words will be turned in digitally, and violet will be formal assessments:

1st Semester
2nd Semester
Unit 1- Elements of Art and the Principles of Design
Project Examples: 
Animated Typography (2007)  "Let the Drummer Kick", and "Hey Ya"
Tutorials: On the server the folder is named Type In Motion, under the MG Tutorials.  

Slick Rock Film Festival
  • Unit Activity
  • Script Writing Activity
  • Storyboard
  • Lighting Activity
  • Sound Activity
  • Mini-Anecdote
  • Unit Project: Slick Rock Movie
  • Journal
  • Quiz 4
Unit 2- Symbols in Promotional Media
  • After Effects Introduction
  • Negative Space Activity
  • Space
  • Typography: Character Anatomy Activity
  • Compositional Framing Activity, Video Scavenger Hunt
  • Audio Scavenger Hunt
  • Storyboard
  • Shape Reading, and Summary
  • Unit Project: Type in Motion, Song Lyrics
  • Type Exercise, (Examples Below)
  • Feldman Method, Art Criticism
  • Journal
  • Quiz 2
Paths to War: Historical Biographies
  • AE Effects 
  • Photoshop Juxtaposition
  • Storyboard
  • Graphical Timeline
  • Compare and Contrast Venn Diagram
  • Journal
  • Unit Project: Historical Biographies
  • Quiz 5
Unit 3- Creating Characters
  • Texture
  • Principles of Animation Activity
  • Bouncing Ball Activity, Flip Book & Bouncing Ball AE animation
  • Character Development: Turn Around Sheets, Expression Sheets
  • Unit Project: West Side Story, Character Animations
  • Journal
  • Quiz 3
Expressing Yourself: Portfolio Reels

  • Digital Reel
  • Journal
  • Notebook
  • Review
  • Midterm

  • Review
  • Digital Final
  • Final

Feb 2, 2012, 6:35 AM