Children art can be simplistic but most times there is a bigger story behind the picture. Students are challenge to take a typical child’s drawing and transform it into something more dramatic emphasizing shading, texture, perspective and bring that hidden story to life.
Second year colour theory students are tasked to take an image of an everyday product, remove its current colour pallet and apply 4 different colour schemes: Complementary, monochromatic, analogous, triadic.
Motion Graphics students are taught how to create landscape with multiple plains. A scenery is created along the x and y axis and the depth of each object is manipulated on the z axis.
The second year students lined up to snap shots of Hero and Eric at the North Bay waterfront. It was a gorgeous morning with great sunlight allowing vibrant colours to pop out. Hero was just as excited as the photographers. Panning and stop action were the techniques focused on in todays excursion.
Today the third year students explored Burk’s Falls Screaming Heads. The artwork, sculptures and atmosphere is quite interesting and every corner offered something unique to view and take in. It was a great day with a thick overcast giving the students another reason to get creative with their photos.
Today the third year students explored St. Mary’s Cemetery to capture some stills for an upcoming assignment.
First year Illustration students capture their first still life and brush up their sketching skills. With so much interesting subject matter the students are encouraged to focus on a specific portion and pay special attention to lighting, shapes and texture.
Colour theory is such an important part of design. A single colour can represent a feeling, emotion, temperature and change the meaning portrayed in a design. 2nd year students are tasked to explore colour by familiarizing themselves with with different acrylic painting techniques and effects.
The second year students get a walkthrough on how to perform some interesting photography techniques. Capturing a double take in a single shot and creating a levitation illusion. Experimenting with exposure time, lighting and model poses are key. Thanks Eric, for being our model today ￼
3rd year students received a fortune cookie and are tasked with the objective of creating a collage based on the message.