A class assignment: Everyone gets a letter.
For this assignment, you will be designing 2 simple characters or objects with appealing characteristics. The characters will have something in common with an assigned letter. Bring one to life with the puppet tool and the other with the parenting workflow and have it interact with the letter.
• To explore creating characters in After Effects
• To understand and demonstrate the puppet tools and parenting for characters workflows.
• To work within the contrasts of provide elements.
Sketch the characters that will interact both visually and conceptually with the letter. Using photoshop or illustrator, create source art for animating this character in After Effects. Import the artwork, and have the character interact with the letter. For this assignment, you have some limitations:
You will be limited to the typeface "Blanch" which must be used for the glyph. It is included in the course materials. You may convert the type to shape layers in After Effects or artwork in Illustrator for additional animation possibilities.
Additionally, you will be limited to a color palette from Adobe Kuler.
Try and be creative within the restrictions and be economical in your design decisions when creating your character. Insure that it is simple enough to design, rig, and animate by the due date.
•1280 x 720, h.264
• 3 to 10 seconds in duration.
• Must use “Blanch” Font
• Must be limited to the provided color pallete
• Audio is required.
This assignment is due next session.