Students explored storytelling based on a day in the life of somewhere. Through a process of creative iterations students created a collage, value drawing and stop motion animation.
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Short stories were written and students gathered imaginary and created a collage with specific planning on how to organize space through a combination of foreground, middle ground, and background. Their collage image served as references and was reinterpreted into a drawing using charcoal on paper. They incorporated ways of working with the value scale of highlights, mid-tones, and shades to create an illusion of form and space. Next, students created storyboards with simple thumbnail sketches which were used as a reference for planning a series of drawings for making their stop motion video.