Morning Class: For this morning’s class, Henry went over what is required for assignment 2 and discussed in detail what each different item on the success criteria is and how it should be submitted. After we had a refresher on showreels and portfolios which covered what we should include within the showreel and portfolio andContinue reading Week 9 – Brief Review/ Portofolio & Showreels
Morning Class: For this morning’s class Sarah gave a lecture on a Masters and its requirements as well as PhDs and what contents are needed for it as well as advice for the people that want to pursue it. Furthermore Sarah covered the entry requirements for a Masters degree, what programs that will be usedContinue reading Week 8 – Post Graduate Degrees
The school was closed on St Patrick’s Day. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Homework/Assignment: For homework we continued to work on our end of year show preparations and final blog post.
This week’s session was optional so that people could drop in and have their work checked and receive feedback from the tutors. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Homework/Assignment: For homework I focused on working on my blog post for assignment submission.
Business Cards When researching business card inspiration I knew that I wanted something that would be eye-catching, have a clean layout and to clearly display what I want to specialise in whether it be through an illustration/ screenshot from my final project or written on the card. —Business Card References— After researching other people’s businessContinue reading End of Year Show Materials
Morning Class: For today, the tutors held one to one tutorials. I was scheduled to meet with Sarah at 11:20am in the final year room to receive feedback on my rough business card and poster designs. -Feedback- – Make the text bigger for the business cards, likes the character and background card design best –Continue reading Week 5 – One to One Tutorial with Sarah
Morning Class: For this morning’s class, a guest speaker named Glenda came in and gave a lecture on personal branding. She discussed the power of branding, what makes you unique and first impressions. We also covered what personal impact is and the value of words, tone and body language, focusing on your skills and howContinue reading Week 4 – Personal Branding & Career Planning
Morning Class: During this morning’s class we were shown how to gather information and useful websites. Next we covered CVs and how to tailor it to the job/ role you are applying for with the use of language and essential criteria and experiences, how to design your CV using hierarchy and ensuring the layout isContinue reading Week 3 – CV, Business Cards, Design Decks and Cover Letters
Morning Class: During this morning’s class Henry gave a quick introduction to today’s class. Next he gave a lecture on the process of design that covered what design thinking is, the use of emotional design and positive design. Afterwards, we looked at quick things about poster design, Tomasz Opasinski’s poster design categories and some exampleContinue reading Week 2 – Poster Design
Morning Class: During this morning’s class we discussed the module overview and communications with the various tutors and animation society, what is the required criteria for this module and the different ways of presenting the end of year show. Furthermore, we covered some general guidance on how to schedule our time to work on ourContinue reading Week 1 – Module Introduction