ART310 | Advanced DIGITAL ARTS | Fall 2010 | PRE-REQUISITE: ART210 and/or COM 241
Section H | T - Tr | 2:00PM - 4:50 PM | CAS 134
secheverry at ut.edu | CAS Annex 112 | 813 - 813 257 3769 | Office hours by appointment only
|1 - AS3 1
||Introduction to Programming using Actionscript. Types of variables, boolean, integer, float, numeric, alpha, arrays.
Your manual and tutorial guide
|Create at least 10 practice movies exploring the possibilities of variables. Explore the possibilities of Juxtaposition Vs. Addition, and combine different types of variables.senocular.com|
|2 -AS3 2
||Basics of programming, structures, functions. ARRAYS, understanding list. Conditionals, basic functions. Dynamic text Fields in Flash
||More practice movies to be announced.|
|3 - AS3 3
||Creating and controlling dynamically created movie clips in Flash . Drawing basic shapes, color control. Repeat loops, conditionnals.
||Draw an entire landscape using nothing but code
Macromedia Flash Tutorials
Flash Learning Center
|4 - AS3 4
||Timeline scritpting Vs. External scripting. Pros and cons.
|Create a series of practice movies exploring the differences between timeline and external scripting. What are your impressions? Which one do you prefer? Classes / Movie clip classes|
|5 - AS3 5
||The creation of animated movie clips. Buttons. Timeline animation vs. math animation. Manipulation, class assignment, dynamically added visual and aural elements on the stage. Basic audio control.
||• Create a series of practice movies where you will alter the properties of Movie Clips - width, height, x, y, alpha, rotation, etc - using variables, functions, repeat loops and conditionnals.
Advanced animation techniques. Movie Clips, Paths, Masks
• lowmorale.co.uk Creep / Radiohead
• HotWired: Animation Express
6 - AS3 6
Applied mathematic formulas, understanding chaos. Parent/Child programming
|Math Nightmare Project: Use MATH formulas to transform Movie Clips on the stage, be creative and face your fear of numbers >:-)
|7 - AS3 7
|8 - AS3 8
||Controlling video and audio in Flash. FLV vs SWF, streaming vs pre-loading
||• create a video-autoscopy experimenting with interactive video and audio.|
|9 - DESIGN
||Flash and the Web. Design for Motion Graphics. Dynamic menus and Interaction Design .
Reading: The Design of Everyday Things / Understanding Comics
|Choose a poorly designed web site existing on the web and radically redesign it using a Flash interface. Explain why did you consider it was poorly designed and how different your site is from the original.|
|10 - DESIGN
||WEB DESIGN WORKSHOP AND PRESENTATION OF PROJECTS
|11 - INTERACTIVITY||Non-linearity, working with scenes. Fragmented narration, cutting time.||Create a visual interactive narration in the form of a Fairy Tale.
Watch: Pan's Labyrinth (due in 2 weeks) Integrate elements of programming (such as conditionals and functions) in order to "spice up" your narration. Kuleshov Effect
|12 - INTERACTIVITY||FAIRY TALE WORKSHOP AND PRESENTATION OF PROJECTS||• FINAL PROJECT: Create and design your own Flash based dynamic site. You can also create one for a potential client. If you have your own domain name and server space go ahead and display it on the web.|
|13 - INTERACTIVITY||FINAL PROJECT WORKSHOP|
|14 - INTERACTIVITY
||FINAL PROJECT WORKSHOP|
||FINAL PROJECTS PRESENTATION - EVERYONE MUST BE PRESENT|