Imaging for Narrative and Storyboards
Unit code: HDMMD112
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 Hours per Semester|
Aims and objectives
- Utilise skills of visual perception, drawing, concept development and composition;
- Convey information in the form of symbolic and graphic representation;
- Apply skills and techniques for creating pre-visualisation material for narrative, film and animation productions.
• Classroom lectures;
• Individual consultations.
Project 1 (50%)
Drawing exercises, investigation of a range of mediums, storyboard and story-telling exercises presented as a folio.
Project 2 (50%)
Drawing exercises, design principles, storyboard.
Generic skills outcomes
- Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas;
- Are aware of local and international environment in which they will be contributing.
- Drawing techniques, such as pencil, charcoal, ink, colour pencil, water colour;
- Visual styles;
- Storyboarding styles;
- Methods for transforming narrative and written concepts into a visual medium.
During this unit, students will engage in:
• Class discussions;
• Peer critiques: group and individual;
• Drawing and technical exercises;
• Individual Project work;
• On-site drawing activities.
Students are required to bring work in progress of their project briefs to each class, and to be prepared for class presentations.
Hogarth, B 1996 Dynamic Figure Drawing, Watson-Guptill Publications.
Hogarth, B 1989 Drawing the Human Head, Watson-Guptill Publications.
Laybourne, K 1998 The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Film Making – From Flip-Books to Sound Cartoons, New Digital Edn, Crown Publishing.
Muybridge, E 1957 Animals in motion, Dover Publications, New York.
Muybridge, E 1955 The human figure in motion, Dover Publications, New York.