So, before even looking, please know that both of these went nothing like I had planned and with the time limit I was given I couldn't fix them after learning what had to be done.
So, this was the first one and I found out that the game went too fast. I guess people can just think I sped through Mario. Without hitting a button. Yeah, sure, I'll go with that. I used this idea because I only had two ideas to begin with. The orignal idea was followed and all went well except I thought that the first layer would fill in the space on higher layers and it didn't, so I had to merge layers. Otherwise, everything is still except the Mario game, so I guess that counts for something, right?
Next was my picture idea. This one was a pain and it still is a pain. I can't really fix it. I tried everything possible. I probably could take new pictures and get better results since I actually know what I'm doing this time around. As said before, this was one out of two ideas, which is why it was chosen. I was faced with many technical difficulties for problems. and simply the pictures don't want to do what I want. It worked much better in theory. However, everything behind the picture is still.
So, my first idea is that someone is holding a DS and his or her hands are completely still, but the game is moving like someone is playing it. It wouldn't have to be photographed anywhere in particular for this idea and I'd just need to bring my DS for the prop. I think it would need up to 30-40 photos of the game progressing... I'm not sure. Once on photoshop, I'd just need to erase the hands following the first photo.
My next idea is that someone can hold a drawing and the drawing can move. Like the person in the drawing is walking around or something. I think I'd actually like to see the person who is holding the picture's face as well. For this one, I'm thinking of photographing it with a friend I see in the morning if she is okay with it. That means it would be taken in the Gym Lobby at school or perhaps another place we can meet up that has people that can be behind her. As for props, I'd need to draw out some pictures of a someone moving around for my friend to hold. I'm thinking of up to 20-30 photos. When it's moved to photoshop, I'd have to erase my friend and the backgroundin all pictures following the first.
This is Sean. He's a dog. I drew him because I felt like it. When Sean has color, he invites all his friends over and has a dog party. Dog parties are very expensive so Sean is a digital dog. Digital dogs have digital parties which are easy to pay for. Also, I'm not allergic to digital dogs. Sean is a great dog.
Don't you like flowers? I like flowers. These are some flowers I made. Aren't they nice? Go on, put your face to the screen and smell my flowers. They are so nice. I made them on Illustrator. They are such a beautiful color, arent they? I used gradients to create the color myself. It took forever to make it look just right. I also had to distort the flowers. As in, it wasn't a flower to begin with. It started as a start and then I bloated it to make a flower shape. I had a little trouble moving my flowers around because I would accidently deselect parts of the flower and then only move a part of the flower and then it would become a flowery mess. Ah, just too many flowers...
I chose Gretel from Hansel and Gretel because I thought of this story first when the project was assigned. Also, I like drawing anime children simply beacuse they are so cute... Usually. I don't really like how the last one came out, I like her clothes just not her face. I'd say I did pretty well making the book cover seem woods-like and the second one also portrays the candy house that belongs to the witch in this story. My covers reflect the setting the most I guess. The font I chose is easy for a child to read as well as makes the story seem fairy tale-like to me.
My giftcards portray different holidays. I spent the most time on Halloween, obviously. I was sort of running out of time and had to rush through the rest, but I think they still cam out pretty well either way. I used the stroke effect on my logo and store name "Anime Mart" and I made sure that the store name looked very emphasized from the rest. I also made sure to use different fonts like curly stuff for Valentine's Day.
This is the Dastardly Weekly Magazine Cover. Scar Eeyore makes his big debut on the cover this week. He's so happy. Dastardly Weekly magazine editors learned how to use color schemes on this week's cover and also how to photoshop together a good background. The editor's best friend became the burn tool and erase tool as the shadows had to be created for the setting sun and the trees needed to have softer edges. The editors really wished the trees looked better and that Eeyore looked like he fit in better, but it still seems like he's more noticeable and that is actually something to smile upon. The editor would enjoy making more magazine covers.
This is Scar-Eeyore. He grew enraged with the animals of the Hundred Acre Woods after so much teasing over his pink tail bow. I really like how his mane turned out. I would have liked making it bigger, but I could not fix the angles to make it look right. I think that this project also helped me master the zoom tool. I learned how to use it in many situations for this project. The most difficult thing about this project was getting the colors right. Should I do this project again, I would probably get several pictures of Scar and Eeyore so I could make the mane work the way I had originally planned.
I hate how the right foot turned out, but I had to rush it to get it done on time. I really like how it's face and tail came out, though. I would like to make another some time since they are kinda fun in a weird way. This really helped me learn how to make text go around objects.
So, I learned all about writing in Photoshop today. This is everything I learned. I tried to tell a story at first, but I soon gave up. I learned all about distorting text and adding shadows and stuff. My favorite is Nyan Cat. I don't think I could do anything to improve it.
This is the scariest thing I've ever made. It's Carly Rae Jepsen, a singer, mixed with Marceline, a cartoon character. I had some trouble with getting the face to look the way it does, but I like how it turned out. Aside from it being scary as heck. Should I do this project again, I would probably pick something that would not give me nightmares by the end. I learned not to make scary stuff on Photoshop from this project and the most difficult thing about this piece had to be getting the fringe right.
This is Aisha. I think she looked fine before, but I guess magazines would not agree because they had several things that needed to be fixed... according to them. So, here is my way of fixing it. I think it looks pretty good except for my lightening and darkening. I'm still getting use of that tool on Photoshop.
So this girl looks kind of like a magazine cover girl.... but she isn't. I had to make her look this way and it's kind of disturbing. My final piece looks a lot paler than everyone elses, but I think it looks nice so I guess that is all that matters.
This is my group's stop-motion animation. We made a walk cycle for Link who shot the out of control arrow. I was really depressed that the music we put in the video could not be posted on the blog since the video with the music was too much for the blog to handle posting. Otherwise, this was a really fun project and with more time, it probably could have came out better.
This is the rare Pengcat in it's natural habitat. It really likes to eat fish. Defining features include how it's cat head slowly turns into feathers as you observe the neck and how the black feathers of it's back trail up the back of it's head. I put tons of effort into creating this crossbreed of my two favorite animals. Now, I only hope my creation will not give nightmares to small children.