MONDAY, MARCH 10th
For homework you should revise the value studies that you have created in class by considering effective lighting strategies and value lighting considerations. For instance the “1,2, 3 read” that we discussed in class, the angle of surfaces in relation to the light source, light fall-off or decay, reflected light, ambient light, and specular light should all be considered. Also each of your images should include cast shadows that clearly indicate the position of your light source. I will be posting extra examples on-line soon.
In addition, start creating the first pass of thumbnails or variations of the primary characters for your narrative. Before you begin drawing, read the pages 19-48 in Digital Character Design and Painting and consider them in development of your character.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12th
Turn in your final primitive value studies. These should be completed print resolution renderings (at 300 DPI). We will discuss sizes for these in class.
Due Monday, complete your second pass of character designs in the form of silhouettes and value sketches. You will present these to me individually in class.
MONDAY, MARCH 17th
Turn in all primitive value studies.
Complete the color versions of the primitives after we discuss light and color in class.
Begin working on color turn-arounds of your character.
WEDESDAY, MARCH 19th
Class work-day. Make revisions on color primitives and continue working on print-ready character sheet and turn-arounds for Monday, March 24th.
MONDAY, MARCH 24th
Plan all panels for the pages of the including shot designs, value comps, and color scripts. These should be completed and presentation ready for Monday, March 31st.