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Narrative

 

Level: First Year Art & Design/ ESL low-intermediate to intermediate

Language Focus: literary devices

Design Focus: storytelling techniques and mixed media explorations

Time: 2 classes of 2 hours 40 min (2h 15min activities + 25min. break/debrief)

Prep time: 2 hours

 

Lesson Description:

In this lesson students explore storytelling in one frame and a sequence of frames; in understanding various types of framing students explore how details within a frame can construct a cohesive story and ways in which rhythm, pace, and continuity can help set out the conflict, climax, and resolution of an engaging story. The teacher introduces photography/photo retouching, color theory, storyboarding, and multiple-narratives writing exercises in order to guide students in developing compelling stories and deconstructing/reimagine such stories in a collaborative exercise. Teacher introduces Adobe Photoshop editing tools. 

Exquisite Corpse. Drawing Games at The London Design Festival, September 24, 2015

 

Fall 2014
Jeffrey Roy, “A $300 Haircut” (top); Martina Travia “Anger of a Housewife” (middle); Martina Travia and Jeffrey Roy, ” Fallen” 

Class 1

FOR TEACHER:

Readings:

Visual Aids

 

FOR STUDENTS:

Readings:


– 
Gilles Deleuze: The Movement-Image and The Time-Image, isites.Harvard.edu 

Cinema 1: Deleuze Movement Image, Chapter 4: The Movement Image and its Three Varieties Second commentary on Bergson, pages 56-70; Chapters 5-7, pages 71-120

 

Handouts:

 

Worksheets:

Class 2

FOR STUDENTS:

Handouts:

  • Adobe Photoshop tutorials

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