BONUS: Storyboards!

Hey all, Here are my storyboards which I created for use with both my “Generations” Second Hand Smoke PSA and my Bookworm animated texture video. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~   “Generations”   “Bookworm”     Advertisements

VIDEO: Bookworm

This video was a big experiment for me. As you will see, I used multiple photographs to give real-world texture to such elements as the apple, book, desk, etc. Overall, this was a lot of fun, and further refinements will be made in the coming weeks to really flesh this video out.

VIDEO: Second-hand Smoke PSA

After a month-long process, I can finally reveal my completed PSA. Titled “Generations,” the above video warns viewers about the dangers that second-hand smoke poses for infants and developing children. The video was composed in After Effects, using assets I created in Adobe Illustrator.

Animation Technique and Picture Composition (Reflecting on Readings)

(Mickey Mouse is the rightful property of the Walt Disney Corporation. Image used for illustrative purposes.) What follows are my takeaways from chapter 8 of Liz Blazer’s “Animated Storytelling” and chapter 8 of Jon Krasner’s “Motion Graphic Design.” Click here for my thoughts on chapter 7 of each book.   In Chapter 8 of Animated … More Animation Technique and Picture Composition (Reflecting on Readings)

The Importance of Type & Effective World Building (Reflecting on Readings)

What follows are my takeaways from chapter 7 of Liz Blazer’s “Animated Storytelling” and chapter 7 of Jon Krasner’s “Motion Graphic Design.” Click here for my thoughts on chapter 6 of each book.   In Chapter 7 of Animated Storytelling, Blazer takes us into the depths of world building. In short, she excellently illustrates the … More The Importance of Type & Effective World Building (Reflecting on Readings)

Sound Design and Motion Literacy (Reflecting on Readings)

What follows are my takeaways from chapter 6 of Liz Blazer’s “Animated Storytelling” and chapter 6 of Jon Krasner’s “Motion Graphic Design.” Click here for my thoughts on chapter 5 of each book.   In Chapter 6 of Animated Storytelling, Blazer dives deep in to the importance of sound design in an animated piece. To … More Sound Design and Motion Literacy (Reflecting on Readings)