Using animation to convey a message

During New Student Orientation last month, all the incoming freshmen were seated in the Irvine Auditorium and played the “sexual consent” video. I’m sure everyone remembers it, the video that linked sexual consent to “drinking tea.” I thought it was interesting to watch again since we’re diving into animation, and conveying something that is expressed…

Art for the Disabled

Since our current project is about representing literature with art, I looked up some relevant articles showing how art can be used to express literature, especially for those that don’t have the same mental capacities as “normal people.” This includes intellectually disabled adults and students. Here are the articles you can read: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2420397&CategoryId=23558 http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/83589801/intellectually-disabled-adults-all-set-to-showcase-their-art

More on Negative Space

Hi all! After yesterday’s class on negative space, I decided to look into some more examples from Noma Bar and other artists, plus some explanation as to why negative space is so effective! Negative space creates something for the viewer to look forward to, and it entices them to spend more time looking at a…