There have many significant turning points in 3d graphics, as well as animation. From the first fully 3d animated film to the invention of CGI, which is now used often in big blockbuster movies. The Paperman is a 2012 Disney animation short, which I consider personally to be a big point in animation history. As…… Continue reading week 4:History of 3d Graphics
Lighting Lighting involves taking the model and applying a source of light to create realistic feel to it. This step should be done carefully as to avoid giving too much light source at the wrong time ruining the feel of the whole scene when animating. The same goes for giving too little light source. With…… Continue reading Week 3: Lightning, Rendering and Compositing
This UV Mapping It is in basic terms placing a 2d image onto a 3d model. This is like template for where your digital skin, which is made from texturing and shaders, is placed. Retrieved from: http://lechuhu.com/files/tutorial_files/images/part_05/part_05_01.jpg However the process of flattening the 3d object to the 2d object is quite simple. It is the act…… Continue reading Week 2: UV Mapping, Texturing & Shaders, Rigging and Animation
Pre-Production Pre-production is the planning stage before actually doing anything on an animation project. It usually involves character concepts, story board, initial ideas & script. All these are steps that are taken in before any actual animation commences. The first step is to produce an idea, it is the concept which helps set what exactly…… Continue reading Week 1: Pre-Production and 3d modelling
From a young age I found myself less exposed to technology, however media was a natural part of my life. It came mostly in the form of a newspaper. There were some forms of technology that gave me access to media, such as the television or computer. The smart phone back then was not as advanced…… Continue reading My Media Use and Identity
Media is the way information is shared and digested through different forms of communication. It is also plays a large part in society, able to influence and contort what is of the norm; such as news. Which is frequently displayed in various kinds of media; for example television. Though not often viewed in this medium,…… Continue reading What is media?
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