Compelling visuals for strong stories
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Overview of the course | Introduction of the teacher | General notion of visual narrative | The power and importance of good narrative | The designing principle/story | Analysis of several art pieces aimed at their narrative focus
Over view of the fundamental visual tools: Composition, posing of characters, value, light, and color | Different types of illustrations and their constrains on narrative | Basic concept of how to use the fundamentals to tell a story | Deep dive in the use of Composition and value for narrative | Analysis of narrative use of composition and value of several art pieces
Deep dive in the use of Composition as narrative tool. Part2 | Deep dive in the use of Value as narrative tool | Analysis of several pieces analyzing the narrative use of Composition and Value | Deep dive in the use of Color and light as narrative tools
The importance of references use in your work | The suggestive and inspirational power of characters | The fundamentals of character design as narrative tools: Anatomy, proportions, gesture, visual weight, volumes and shapes, balance etc
The use of props and costumes as narrative elements for characters | Character Archetypes | Character design Art Demonstration
Symbolism as narrative tool | Mood as narrative tool | Analysis the use of symbolism and moods as narrative tools in several art pieces
Artistic Styles as narrative tool | Rendering: The use of detail or lack of it to guide the eye | Your unique way to express as an artist | Contrast, Edges | Explaning the concept of defining "The Moment" | Art demonstration of the process of creating an illustration from start to finish
A look back to all your tools from your narrative toolbox | Art demonstration of the process of creating an illustration from start to finish focusing on the narrative choices
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