For our project, students will be constructing animals. In order to build the animals in appropriate proportions, it is necessary to geometrically map the animals, and use the proportions extrapolated from the mapping as a guide during the construction. Below are the links to the materials we used to map the front face of our animals. For Tuesday, March 12, students are expected to have the front face mapped according to the provided instructions, the sheet with plotted points for major facial features, and the sheet that details the sizing and positioning of major facial features.
This week we were fortunate to have a professional conceptual artist, Shawnee, come in to talk to us. It's always a great benefit to have the insight of professionals assist us with out project, and hopefully you found this talk to be interesting and helpful.
For students: The assignment following our discussion is to plan a conceptual photograph. Your proposal should be approved by Andrew(Me), Liz, or Laszlo before you take your shot. Below is a copy of the proposal, and a sample proposal for you to reference. Your proposal should be approved no later than Friday September 27, and your conceptual photo is due by Monday October 1.
Today was our 3rd photography workshop focusing on composition. After an overview in which we defined composition and the things to consider when planning a photograph, students had the opportunity to practice developing their skills. Here is the sheet that briefly covers our discussion:
For students: The assignment for this workshop is to capture an image that demonstrates your ability to plan and compose an image. Your photograph is due by next Wednesday, September 26. In addition to your photo, respond in the comments section to this post answering the following prompts:
Last Friday we had our second workshop to help build our photographic skill sets. In our first workshop, we were introduced to many aspects of photography. This workshop was a greater look into the use of lighting.
Here are my notes from the lighting workshop:
The assignment for this workshop is to capture two images for your portfolio that entail the following criteria: