Assignment 4 - action - due next week!
Today is a work period - bring your questions & I'll have a look at your work in progress.
Make sure you put lots of time into the planning stages - thumbnailing animation is a really important skill. There's a lot of documentation on how to create nice thumbs online and on this blog. Remember to make the drawings readable in sillhouette. Think CLEAR not clean. The thumbs below are low-detail but very very clear.
CREATE A 2D SIDE SCROLLING BACKGROUND FOR A VIDEO GAME.
SELECT A THEMES FOR EXAMPLE:
A) MEDIEVAL B) UNDERWATER C) ARCTIC D) SPACE
600PX(H) x 2000PX(W) 72dpi RGB COLOUR
PSD SOURCE FILE INCLUDING BACKGROUND, MIDGROUND, AND FOREGROUND ELEMENTS TO CREATE PARALLAX EFFECTS.
(1) BACKGROUND FOLDER AND LAYERS 600PX(H) x 2000PX(W)
(2) MID GROUND FOLDER AND LAYERS 600PX(H) x 1000PX(W)
(3) FOREGROUND FOLDER AND LAYERS 600PX(H) x 600PX(W)
DUE DATE: WEEK 9 - Monday April 15, in class! Note date change - there will not be any class time dedicated to this
project in class next week. Assignments are due when class starts.
MUST HAVE SOURCE FILE AVAILABLE TO WORK ON IN EACH CLASS!
BACK UP YOUR WORK in 3 PLACES AND SAVE ITERATIVELY
2D SIDE SCROLLING LEVEL
VALUE: 20 marks
Followed Brief - 5
Layout - 5
Background - 5
Midground and foreground - 5
* Late projects are subject to a penalty of 5 MARKS per day