Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Week 5 - July 19th - #9 Class Homework

1) Lookybook: Pick out two books whose covers have text that you admire (with your own book in mind).

2) Complete two half-sized color studies of your cover, concentrating on value, color usage, and shapes. Do not refine text at this point – think of it as a dark or light shape.

3) Make considerable progress on your zine or flip book

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Week 4 - July 14th - #8 Class Homework

1) Lookybook: Pick out three covers you think work especially well

2) Complete one final color interior – full size

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Week 4 - July 12th - #7 Class Homework

Lookybook: Pick out books to evaluate for continuity of color palette, design, style, plot movement, etc.

Be prepared to show considerable progress on your stage of creation (i.e. storyboard, 1/2 size color study, black and whites, zine, or flip book)

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Week 3 - July 7th - #6 Class Homework

1. Finish 2 final black and white interior drawings, can be in various media

   a. Select one book that has artwork rendered in a way you admire
   b. Select one book that has artwork rendered the way you hope to achieve.

3. Continue exploring ½ size media studies

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Week 3 - July 5th - #5 Class Homework

1) LOOK AT BOOKS: Bring a book and discuss its style, and how a different style might have changed the meaning of the story.

2) Pick 1 illustration from your storyboard and create a half-sized black and white finished sketch in full value, planning out your light source(s) and using other design choices to carry the viewer’s eye around the page.
Note: Making a black and white copy will help you figure your values when you go to final color.

3) Start reading Nodelman, Chapter 9