DP02 SP2012 Week09

1. Post Midterm Discussion

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2.  Animation Tutorial 01 (Rhino)

  1. Open a new file in Rhino
  2. Draw 4 boxes of different size
  3. Create 4 Layers (Blue / Green / Red / Purple)
  4. Assign materials to 4 layers
  5. Change perspective view to 24mm view
  6. Create a camera path and target point
  7. Create path animation
  8. Preview animation and at the final frame, save the view (“Named Views”)
  9. Render Setting:
    1. Options – irmap Very Low
    2. Size 720x480pt
  10. Render 1 frame of the named view
  11. Save the rendering
  12. make 2D, show hidden lines, keep original Layer
  13. Export the line drawing
  14. Render Animation and go to quicktime.

Quicktime Setting

At the End of this, you should have:

  1. 5-second animation mp4
  2. 1 still render of final frame
  3. 1 Illustrator file

3. Animation Tutorial 02 (Illustrator)

  1. Open exported Illustrator file
  2. Change layer names (red / green / blue / orange. etc)
  3. File / Document Setting / 720pt x 480pt
  4. Import the rendered image, and put it on a new layer.
  5. In each layer or vector, add explanation text in new layers
  6. And Save as “W09_Yourname_Composite”

4.  Animation Tutorial 03 (After Effects)

  1. Open After Effects
  2. Composition / New Composition
    1. Width 720px Height 480px
    2. Frame Rate 30 FPS
    3. Duration 25:00
    4. Composition / Background Color White
  3. File / Import / File / “W09_Yourname_Composite” / Import Kind: Composition / Footage Dimensions: Document Size
  4. File / Import / File /5-second animation mp4
  5. Double Click Comp1
  6. Drag and drop layers and video to Timeline.
  7. Change movie ratio to fit others
  8. Timeline and keyframe explanation
  9. Preview Animation.
  10. Export movie at the same setting as QT pro.

Assignment 9.0:

  • Build your midterm (or current) 3d model in Rhino.
  • Render 4 still views and upload it to the website.

Assignment 9.1:

  • Find a video which tells a story about space.
  • Find 1 minute sequence that you like, and play it from the cue.
  • Present the movie with your view of what the movie is trying to communication about space.
  • Here are several examples:

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