Aesthetic and technical considerations

Aesthetics

Considering the idea of animating a piece of paper being folded into an origami bird which is then brought into the story (animated so it flies etc.)

Ego, (2011) “Animated and Alive Paper Sculptures by Jeff Nishinaka”, retrieved from http://ego-alterego.com/2011/05/animated-alive-paper-sculpture-jeff-nishinaka/#.UTcEPI5u-pE on 6.3.2013

Turner, C., Friel, H., Deacon, J, “The Lifecycle of a Drop of Water”, retrieved from http://www.good.is/posts/the-lifecycle-of-a-drop-of-water-via-animated-paper-sculpture on 6.3.2013

Ivey, P., “My Paper Mind”, “Animation Trends: 3-D Papercraft/Cut-Out Animation”,

http://www.cartoonbrew.com/ideas-commentary/animation-trends-three-d-papercraft-10474.html on 6.3.2013

Caliri, J., (2004) “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”, retrieved from http://watchthetitles.submarinechannel.com/articles/0019-Lemony_Snicket_s_A_Series_of_Unfortunate_Events on 6.3.2013

http://www.jamiecaliri.com

Technical Investigations

“12 Principles of Animation in After Effects”, “Digital Tutors”, retrieved from http://www.digitaltutors.com/11/training.php?pid=746 on 6.3. 2013

Axiom Design – Brent Watts Used storyboarding to convey idea for credits.

http://videohive.net/resources/tut-tuesday-hand-drawn-animation-text/

http://vimeo.com/7872163 – walk cycles etc.

http://videohive.net/item/3d-city-animation-fly-through-showcase/86446 3D fly through style (shading too)

Video Copilot for After Effects tutorials.

After Effects – import into InDesign?? To investigate.

Apple interface sizes

DESCRIPTION IPHONE / IPOD IPHONE / IPOD RETINA IPAD DIMENSIONS
Screen Dimensions 320 x 480 640 x 960  768 x 10241024 x 768
Launch image 320 x 480 640 x 960 768 x 10041024 x 748
Web clip icon (recommended for web applications and websites) 57 x 57 114 x 114 72 x 72
Document icon (recommended for custom document types) 22 x 29 44 x 58 64 x 64 & 320 x 320

Other inspirational apps

ABC Artmaker App

iPoe

The Ant and the Grasshopper

 

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