ART310 | Advanced DIGITAL ARTS | Spring 2011 | PRE-REQUISITE: ART210
CAS 134 | Section H | Tue - Thu: 2:00 - 4:20PM
secheverry at ut.edu | CAS Annex 112 | 813 - 813 257 3769 | Office hours by appointment only
|1 – FLASH 1||Animation tools in Flash CS5.5, Timeline, Shape tweens, Masks, notion of time in Animation, basic audio synchronization. Vectorized Text, Shape Hints.||• Create 10 practice movies exploring Shape Tweens (not graded )
• Choose your favorite painting and transform it into an animated scene: 30 seconds minimum, 15fps.
|2 – FLASH 2||Movie Clips, Classic vs Motion Tweens. Masks, animated Masks. Buttons, audio feed back, Interactivity Layers. Understanding the USER||• The Annoying Noise Machine
Reading: The Design of Everyday Things / Understanding Comics
|3 – FLASH 3||Advanced Animation techniques, Typography, visual effects
||• Kinetic Typography: min 30 secs, max 90 secs anim (excluding credits), 30fps, 720x480px
Advanced animation techniques. Movie Clips, Paths, Masks
• lowmorale.co.uk Creep / Radiohead
• HotWired: Animation Express
|4 – FLASH 4||Pre-production of hypermedia,scripting, storyboarding. Fragmentation of information, non-linearity, Lev Kuleshov||• Interactive fairy tale project (due in two weeks) Create a visual interactive narration in the form of a Fairy Tale.
Watch: Pan's Labyrinth. Kuleshov Effect
|5 - 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|
|6 -AS3 2
||Basics of programming, structures, functions. ARRAYS, understanding list. Conditionals, basic functions. Dynamic text Fields in Flash
||More practice movies to be announced.|
|7 - 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
|8 - 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|
|9 - AS3 5
||Timeline animation vs. math animation. Manipulation, class assignment, dynamically added visual and aural elements on the stage.
||• 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.
10 - AS3 6
|Math Nightmare Project: Use MATH formulas to transform Movie Clips on the stage, be creative and face your fear of numbers >:-)
|11 - AS3 7
|12 - 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.|
|13 - DESIGN
||Flash and the Web. Design for Motion Graphics. Dynamic menus and Interaction Design .
||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.|
|14 - DESIGN
||PRESENTATION OF PROJECTS
||Explore Kinetic Typography and produce a 30 second project that studies the nature of moving fonts.|
|15 - INTERACTIVITY|
|16 - INTERACTIVITY||WORKSHOP||• FINAL PROJECT: Create an interactive project that explores your biggest passion. It must integrate interactivity, video, audio, animation, user interaction and a correct and complete interaction cycle.|
||FINAL PROJECTS PRESENTATION - EVERYONE MUST BE PRESENT
TUESDAY DEC 13th / 1.30 - 3.30PM / CAS 134 exams