Survey of Animation Research Paper

John FitzGerald Survey of Animation Research paper 12/2/12 Max Fleischer was an early animator born on July 17 1883 as well as the inventor of the rotoscope.

Intro to visual Communication Write up

Recently I had the pleasure of going to an art gallery at Alfred University.    At the university I say painting by Jordan McCammy.   One painting he did caught my eye, it was a landscape painting using multiple colours.   The painting was created using oil paint on canvas.   This painting is an…

Computer Animation 1 Write up

During this semester I attended a workshop on how to set up a blog for my work.   While at this workshop I learned many things about how to run my blog and how to set up my blog for images of my work.

Scroll video

For this video I needed to create a scrolling composition.   I gave the video a sense of depth by having different layers move at slightly different speeds.

Grid Pattern Project

For this composition I needed to create an image with a pattern made up of many smaller images.   I decided on a spiraling pattern with different colours.    I feel that the pattern of the images was successful but not the pattern of the colour.  

Uncanny Video 70 images

  For this video I was tasked with creating seventy layers of photographs with a similar theme.   I chose the triangular shape of my ocarina as the central theme.   I feel that over all this was a successful video in that I stayed true to the theme.   If I could change anything…

Survey of Animation Final

This is my final project for Survey of Animation.   For this animation I rotoscoped a Kendo routine I had written and asked a friend of mine to film.   In order to make this animation more cartoonish I decided to add miniature explosions then the swords made contact and when I died.   This…

Color Wheel Project

For this composition I used the colour wheel to fill in a pattern.   I also mixed colours together to get many different colour combinations.   I mixed white paint with my colours to create value.   Finally I mixed complimentary colours together to create intensity change and create deep earth tones.

White on Black Grid Drawing

For this composition I used a grid to draw sections of my face and focus on the form in these individual sections.   I used white charcoal on black paper to give the piece high contrast using value.