Assign 3

DUE: Nov 9  12pm in your box folder.

5pts: Artist Research, Blog posting

10pts: Timing/Diversity of animation techniques

10pts: Design

DELIVERABLES:

1280 x 720

15 or 30 fps

Animate File: LastNameFirst_BlueRhapsody

Movie File (QuickTime) LastNameFirst_BlueRhapsody.mov

GRADS:

Take the file given and create abstract non representational animation that synchs up to the beats and notes of the music.  You can be inspired by a wide range of visuals but I will ask you to post 3 works of art by 3 Abstract Non Representational artists from the 20th century.

OPTIONAL (GRADS ONLY): Choose 30 seconds from a modern Jazz (1950/60) Artist to synch your animation to.  Shed light on this artist, in terms of:

  • Why you chose the artist?
  • The significance this artist played in the 20th century in regards to music, society and history?
  • How the work will inform, guide and inspire you animation attempt?
  • What type of emotions or concepts do you believe this music will touch upon in your animation?

Parameters: 3 Distinct themes

Timing/Diversity of animation:  I would like to see 3 variety of attempts within your animation and the performance synchs up to the beats, notes or instruments within your sequence. Refinement of these ideas should be demonstrated on a weekly basis.

Design: variety (at least 3) of elements, shapes, lines, colors that you introduce and transform should be explored. Refinement of these ideas should be demonstrated on a weekly basis.

Research:  Pick from the list below three 20th Century Abstract Non Representational Artists  (You may look to additional artists as long as they fall within the parameter) and upload 3 images to your box folder AND post visual links to the blog posting:

Respond to these questions:

  • Why you chose the artists?
  • The significance these artists played in the 20th century in regards to art, society and history?
  • How the visual work will inform, guide and inspire you animation attempt?
  • What type of emotions or concepts do you believe Rhapsody in Blue touch upon personally as well as what you hope to communicate in your animation?

Pick from these artists …(Go to the Architecture and Art Library in Lee Hall and ask for assistance in finding Non Representational Modern Artist Books and reference materials)

UNDERGRADS

Take the file given and create abstract non representational animation that synchs up to the beats and notes of the music.  You can be inspired by a wide range of visuals but I will ask you to post 2 works of art by 2 Abstract Non Representational artists from the 20th century.  minimum 20 seconds from within the soundtrack.

Parameters: 2 Distinct themes

Timing/Diversity of animation:  I would like to see 2 variety of attempts within your animation and the performance synchs up to the beats, notes or instruments within your sequence. Refinement of these ideas should be demonstrated on a weekly basis.

Design: variety (at least 2) of elements, shapes, lines, colors that you introduce and transform should be explored. Refinement of these ideas should be demonstrated on a weekly basis.

Research:  Pick from the list below three 20th Century Abstract Non Representational Artists  and upload 2 images to your box folder AND post visual links to this blog posting:

Respond to these questions:

  • Why you chose the artists?
  • The significance these artists played in the 20th century in regards to art, society and history?
  • How the visual work will inform, guide and inspire you animation attempt?
  • What type of emotions or concepts do you believe Rhapsody in Blue touch upon personally as well as what you hope to communicate in your animation?

Pick from these artists …(Go to the Architecture and Art Library in Lee Hall and ask for assistance in finding Non Representational Modern Artist Books and reference materials)

  • Rothko
  • Kadinski
  • Pollock
  • Delaunay
  • Mondrian
  • (Jean) Arp
  • Miro
  • Kasimir Malevich
  • Sara Hughes
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