Prof. J. Longo | Fall 2023

Tag: WEEK 13

Week 14 in Review!

Use Class Lab to experiment with KYLES BRUSHES FOR PHOTOSHOP: https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/brushes.html INSTRUCTIONS: https://helpx.adobe.com/it/mobile-apps/how-to/kyles-brushes-in-sketch.ug.html

“INTERIOR PAGES” refers to the contents INSIDE a book that tell the story. For the final, you are imagining as if you took 2 interior pages and are sharing what would be on them. Additional “Interior” definition here: https://pothi.com/faq/n92/what-is-interior-or-book-interior-file

WEEK 14 Class Info Date: 12/8/23:

Objectives

  • Closing this out with a review of previous classes, exercises, take-aways and key lessons before launching into your final files preparation.

Activities

  • DEMOS: Facial Reconstruction to get familiar with the 5pts of emotional articulation: 1) EYES 2) NOSE 3) MOUTH 4) BROWS 5)CHEEKS
  • Shout’ergories: H
  • Pencil/Gradient Test + Exquisite Corpses
  • LECTURE: COMD 3313 RECAP

Review Assignments and Expectations for Next Week’s Class

LAB: Work on assignments

DUE WEEK 14/This Week

Fairytale Folktale or Fable Reboot — Overall Description:

In this multilayered project you will reinterpret a classic folk tale, fairy tale, or established story found in pop culture or media through your own creative lens. (Inquire if this project can be adapted to support other work, projects, or your own story)

For example, Note how different artists over time have reinterpreted the story of Alice in Wonderland, by Louis Carrol.

Final Project has 4 required parts to this project.

1) STORY CONCEPT + 2) CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT + 3) FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS + 4) PROCESS PRESENTATION

FIRST PART IS DUE WEEK 12: FULL STORY CONCEPT • Full details here: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/comd3313jlongoart/?p=823

  • Part 1 Requirement 1: CONCEPT: Settle on a concept for your reinterpretation. The story should still be easily recognizable
  • Part 1 Requirement 2: RESEARCH: Create a Pintrest Board, online mooodboard, or collect images to collage for this project.
  • Part 1 Requirement 3: STORY PROPOSAL: Write a brief ~3 paragraph summary of your proposed project to post to the open lab/share with class. INCLUDE: • What is the original story? Link to story • Explanation of the changes you are making for your interpretation • Summary of your story. • Description of the characters and setting • Demographic for this proposed project

FINAL EXPECTATIONS ARE/SHOULD MEET: 1 COVER ILLUSTRATION • 2 CHARACTER ILLUSTRATIONS • 2 ENVIRONMENT ILLUSTRATIONS • 2 INTERIOR PAGES • PROCESS + SUPPLEMENTAL • PRESENTATION

TAKE A LOOK AT FINAL PROJECTS I WILL EXPECT FROM YOU: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/comd3313jlongoart/2023/11/10/final-project-process-book-examples/

FINALS DUE DEC. 15TH

Week 13 in Review!

BE SURE TO TAKE YOUR FILES FROM THE DRIVE BEFORE NEXT WEEK

WEEK 13 Class Info Date: 12/1/23:

Objectives

  • Leaping off of VIZDEV, WARDROBE and CHARACTER DESIGN that was an extention of last weeks TV/FILM+GAMING+ANIMATION trifecta of Illustration outlets. we go further into fashion, figure drawing, loosening our styles and being open to interpretations that suit the story and characters. We delve into the 3-prong world of Cartooning/Comics with a focus on -POLITICAL CARTOONS, HUMOR, & SEQUENTIAL ART as a means to express ourselves, tell our stories and engage your viewers with.

Activities

  • Week 12 Recap: POV + Narrative expanded into uses in 3 particular fields & more
  • DEMOS: Croquis Figure drawings + 3/4 face breakdown + Picasso Digital Coloring
  • LECTURE: Comics & Cartooning: Political Cartoons, Humor & Sequential Art. Designed to finalize the expectations of the Character Sheet (x2) portion of the final & show you the career opportunities that make use of these common skills of Illustration. Hitting the requirements of the Character Sheet requirements: 2 Poses + 3 Expressions + 1 Object

Review Assignments and Expectations for Next Week’s Class

LAB: Work on assignments

DUE WEEK 13/This Week

HOMEWORK: READING

!HOMEWORK: FINAL PREP!

Fairytale Folktale or Fable Reboot — Overall Description:

In this multilayered project you will reinterpret a classic folk tale, fairy tale, or established story found in pop culture or media through your own creative lens. (Inquire if this project can be adapted to support other work, projects, or your own story)

For example, Note how different artists over time have reinterpreted the story of Alice in Wonderland, by Louis Carrol.

Final Project has 4 required parts to this project.

1) STORY CONCEPT + 2) CHARACTER SKETCHES + 3) FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS + 4) PROCESS PRESENTATION

FIRST PART IS DUE WEEK 12: FULL STORY CONCEPT • Full details here: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/comd3313jlongoart/?p=823

  • Part 1 Requirement 1: CONCEPT: Settle on a concept for your reinterpretation. The story should still be easily recognizable
  • Part 1 Requirement 2: RESEARCH: Create a Pintrest Board, online mooodboard, or collect images to collage for this project.
  • Part 1 Requirement 3: STORY PROPOSAL: Write a brief ~3 paragraph summary of your proposed project to post to the open lab/share with class. INCLUDE: • What is the original story? Link to story • Explanation of the changes you are making for your interpretation • Summary of your story. • Description of the characters and setting • Demographic for this proposed project

FINAL EXPECTATIONS ARE/SHOULD MEET: 1 COVER ILLUSTRATION • 2 CHARACTER ILLUSTRATIONS • 2 ENVIRONMENT ILLUSTRATIONS • 2 INTERIOR PAGES • PROCESS + SUPPLEMENTAL • PRESENTATION

TAKE A LOOK AT FINAL PROJECTS I WILL EXPECT FROM YOU: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/comd3313jlongoart/2023/11/10/final-project-process-book-examples/

HOMEWORK DUE DEC. 15TH

2x Character Sheets:

5x Color Illustrations

Week 12 Presentation HERE:

Post your projects when complete!

  • GO TO: CLASS SITE
  • DASHBOARD > POSTS > ADD NEW >
  • Write your post. Add a Descriptive title.