Category Archives: Writing

3 Landscapes (Final Project) Write up

For my final project in Foundations I, I chose to do the 3 landscapes project. I drew my 3 landscapes on Bristol board, using graphite pencil. Shading and atmospheric perspective were major factors contributing to this project. I enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Phenakistoscope Write Up

For my phenakistoscope, I chose to do a design which consisted of Gears, Boxes on a conveyor belt, and a ball bounce around. This was quite a challenging project to achieve, but I did have quite a bit of fun … Continue reading

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Norman McLaren Research Paper

Sam Abdelhak Survey to Animation and Visual Effects Final Project: Research Paper Norman McLaren     “Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.” (Norman McLaren, BrainyQuote.) For the time period of … Continue reading

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Chair Project Write Up

For my chair project, I logged  a total of approximately 16 hours in making my chair. My chair represents many different things, all in a place of darkness and chaos. Originally, I had set out to create an aura, surrounding … Continue reading

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Final Animation (Artist and Style Selection)

For my final project in Survey to Animation, I’m choosing to do a Norman McLaren, abstract style piece, played to music. I am undecided on what this music will be yet. I will be using paper cutouts, and time them … Continue reading

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Illustrated Journal (Brain Pickings)

Created by Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, is a website with the purpose of sharing the meaning of the world is, why things matter, and why things happen the way they do. This week’s article, forwarded to me by my Foundations … Continue reading

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17-Day Shorts Write Up (Illustrated Journal)

Day 1 (Alice Dunseath) This film was made in memory of the mother of the filmmaker’s friend, based on a road trip the filmmaker and her friend took to find David Hockney, in Bridlington. Although at end of film, revealing that … Continue reading

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