When the work of a truly remarkable artist is recognized, their signature is apparent, even when not literally present in written form. What is recognized in such instances is the artist's creative DNA, a term coined by American dancer and choreographer, Twyla Tharp.
Who are you? That's the question personal mapping attempts to answer. This class will introduce students to a battery of cartographic, data-visualization, and ideation exercises to give them an introduction to personal mapping.
The storyboard is the first tool used in applying images to a script. During this class, students will learn about the basic mechanics of film and the translation of a script into a storyboard for animation or live-action film.
For photographers, light is the active medium: Every adjustment to aperture, shutter speed, or sensitivity modifies how the camera interprets light. It is this that informs, obscures, and molds the creative qualities of photographs. In this class, students will explore the principles and practices of controlling natural and artificial light.