Close All Laptops Please
Only the back half of the class may use their laptops.
Visual Communication and Interaction
When considering visual communication, think about how are we meant to interact with it. Context helps us design more effective messages.
Context of Location
Context of Content
Context of Time
What is the Context
How to Make a Stop Motion
We are using a photographic sequence to provide the illusion of movement.
- Smaller steps = smoother motion
- Use a tripod if possible
- Don't stand between light and the scene
- To reduce flicker, use your camera's manual mode
Stop Motion Demo
Andrew's stop-motion demo tool.
You will be:
- Taking a series of photos to create a simple animation
- You must have a minimum of 3 seconds of stop-motion
- Put the image sequence together using a tool of your choice
- Post the animation to today's discussion (as a link or file)
Options to Assemble Your Images
There have been some questions on how to submit your final projects, here is a breakdown:
- Digital photography = PDF
- Text+image combinations = PDF
- Graphic narratives = PDF or physical copy
- Flipbooks = Physical copy
- Stop-motion = YouTube or Vimeo link
Please pull out any materials you have for P04.
- Explain your idea to your idea to your neighbour in 2 sentences or less
- Ask eachother to identify your message or concept
- How does the form you have chosen influence your idea?
- How might using other forms positively or negatively influence the idea?
- How do you plan on completing the project?
For next week
Bring P03 for feedback
- Complete participation for next week by Monday
How to Contact Andrew
- Thursdays 1:30-2:20pm outside of AQ 3182
- Mondays from 10:30-11:20am on the SFU Surrey mezzanine
- Tuesdays from 12:30-1:20pm on the SFU Surrey mezzanine
- By email appointment
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 778.782.9747
- Office: Room 2816 (SFU Surrey)