Category Archives: Writing

Artist Write-Up

From February 23rd through March 23rd, there is an exhibition for Alysia Kaplan called (In)Voluntary Memories.  According to her website, Alysia Kaplan is an interdisciplinary artist from Rochester currently working at Hobart and William Smith Colleges as a professor.  In … Continue reading

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Color Matters: Intro to Color Theory

Ivy Stevens-Gupta held a lecture on Thursday, February 9th, in the Orvis Auditorium at Alfred State.  During her lecture, she talked about the psychological differences between colors and how to utilize these properties into art and design, as well as … Continue reading

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Self Critique

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Peer Critique

In Michael Vok’s standing to sitting animation,  he need to work on applying squash and stretch to the character. The moment the character touches the chair, from the small of the back up to the head, it stops moving which gives the viewer the … Continue reading

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Canon and Character Biography

Name: Narcissa Age: 15 Apparel: red dress, down to lower thigh, thin straps over shoulders, scratches on back Hair: black, short (to shoulders) Eyes: deep blue,  tired Torso: thin, small breasts Arms: shaved, smooth, long nails Legs: shaved Checknav is a … Continue reading

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Lotte Reiniger

The year 1926 was an important one for animation. That year, animator Lotte Reiniger released the animated feature length film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed. Although it may not be the first animated film, it is considered the oldest surviving … Continue reading

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Final Project Style and Animator

For my final project, I will be doing cutout animation in the style of Lotte Reiniger.

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