Design tech: After affects and animation : final videos : Review 2

Original Animation Animation and the projected animation Initially I was worried I wouldn’t be able to do a good job with this project because the possibilities and the extent to which we can experiment in after effects is almost endless. However, I also learnt that the more I was accepting to learn new information, the…

Design Tech: Animation: Trial : Review 1

Trial animation with sound Animation without sound, experimenting with camera tool Learning animation in after effects required listening to a lot of tutorials and trying out the same effect on your own. The CC effects in After effects especially heated up my laptop a couple of times since it was using a lot of power….

Mural art: Adding COLOR!

Next it was time to add color. This was partly exciting and partly agonising. Exciting because colouring it seemed a really fun idea but agonising as we had to tape down everything again because we wanted to paint inside the shapes formed by black spaces. Taping taping taping Started off with the colors…love how it looks…

Mural Art painting Update

Before view of the perfectly white board. After deciding the design of the painting, it was time to start measuring the lines and drawing out the illustrator artboard onto the wall. Since the projector projected the file a bit slanted and it was not possible to get it perfectly straight, we decided to just look…

Design Tech : 7 Weeks in Review

One of the coolest things about this class is that it has helped me open my mind that almost anything can be used to create artwork. For instance, I had no idea that a projector could help in making a mural! Through the weeks, I have got the opportunity to refine my illustrator skills and learn…

Mural art: Getting started

The first group activity as a Graphic Design student seems to be very interesting. I am not sure if I am excited or not for this since we get to paint the wall in the student lounge at the same time its going to remain there for maybe the nest 2-3 years! everyone is going…

Illustrator: recreating characters, making avatars and more!

Illustrating the cardboard man Danbo was a lot of fun! Initially, it was challenging to get the proportions right and the shadows but as I worked on it for quite some time, it got easier. Making the individual parts of the cardboard man. Sushi time! This was really challenging such that I just wanted to…

New vocabulary : Gestalt

GESTALT Recently, I learnt a new word called “Gestalt” which basically means shape or form. Our professor showed us an example in class where lines were rotated such that the negative space showed a circle. It is like the popular Rubin’s vase image, where 2 faces can be seen and a white vase forms in the…

Illustrator FUNN!

LOVING this project! I love how we can just play with random scans to make such beautiful designs! Kinda looks like islamic patterns too! Ahh, Graphic Design is fun!