Fmp Evaluation

Originally I had decided to design characters for a show about african folklore. However I didn’t know what I wanted my TM to be and created two treatments to choose from. One for a younger TM of 3-6 years and the other for older audiences 7+ years. I found creating the characters for these shows,…

Folklore treatment 2

My show (African myths and legends) is a 10 minute long folklore animation telling traditional african animal mythology to help educate people of various stories morals and traditions are passed down to the younger generation as well as those who may not know of  their own heritage. This shows TM are people from the age…

Design references

When designing for my folklore shows I looked to social media for inspiration to help me develop my own ideas. On instagram I was recommended to take a look at Emily Tabet (@emilytabet) and found out that she had done some art based around a well known african folktale character Anansi. I really enjoyed her…

Designing characters 2

When designing my characters I take reference from my original sketches. The process  : A rough sketch so I can so i can understand the proportions and the actual size of the character as well as how well it fills up the canvas. I then go over the rough sketch on another layer creating more…

Folklore Cartoon treatment 1

My show (Tales of africa) is a 20 minute long folklore cartoon telling traditional african animal mythology to help educate children through the various stories morals and traditions are passed down to the younger generation who may or may not know of heritage. This show is aimed at children from the age of 3 –…

Web design Evaluation

My design came out exactly how I pictured the colour scheme was perfect as well as the layout, however putting together the website was the problem. I ran into a few problems in creating my website, I tried various ways to transfer my design from photoshop to dreamweaver and many of them failed leading to…

Designing Children’s Characters

Initially I was going to design several different animals each using different styles. However i decided it would be more practical choosing a single character and depicting it in different ways. The character I chose was the lion and drew the lion in six different styles. These were all meant to vary through the use…

African Folklore research

African folk tales are myths and legends that serve to hand down teachings and traditions from one generation to the next. These tales reflect different cultures and use a range of different animals to illustrate the story. Although animals are used, these stories personify them in various ways displaying them singing, dancing and talking. These…

5 Storytelling Techniques

Purpose When you’re creating a story it’s important to know the point of it all. Whether its for entertainment, has a message or to relay information. While creating a story the purpose must remembered as it adds consistency to the story helping you keep guide on where you’re going with the narrative. Plot The plot…

FMP Mood Board research

This mood board is a compilation of traditional clothes from africa, although this moodboards clothes are from West africa comprised of countries such as: Gambia Nigeria Somalia Ghana Mali Egypt  

Website layout design

Key Factors -Hyperlinks – Image/video gallery -Theme -Space -Colour -Text/Font -Image size Home page design   Home page design 2 Page design 2 I used Adobe Colour to find out what colours compliment blue as I wanted to implement my favourite colour in the design. I measured the layout using Photoshops Grids and Rulers making sure…

Bad website designs

Blinkee.com I dislike this websites design mainly because there is too much going on. I understand what they’re trying to incorporate the fact that they sell things that blink/glow in the dark into the design however, it just doesn’t work. There are different animations going on at one time, so you don’t know the main…