Week 2 : Promo Video Research

I spent this week doing research into what makes a successful university promotional video, below are some of the examples I found and analysed. I will use this research to influence the design decisions we make for our video for AUT South Campus. Promo Video Research I like the amount of action shots that areContinue reading “Week 2 : Promo Video Research”

Week 10 : Further Game Development

This week I continued developing my game, my main focus was making checkpoints, allowing the character to die when falling and experimenting with moving platforms. Checkpoints When the player falls and dies I don’t want them to have to start all the way back at level one so instead I chose to create some checkpoints.Continue reading “Week 10 : Further Game Development”

Week 9 : Game Aesthetics

Level design Above are some rough sketches of my level designs which include obstacles, enemies and collectables. Background I created a rather abstract background for my game as I want it to feel mysterious and dark. As the player passes to the next levels the background will gradually lighten. Because of this I had toContinue reading “Week 9 : Game Aesthetics”

Week 7 – Media & Type Studies II

Cinemagraph Research Cinemagraph Exploration #1 Typography Artist Model https://www.behance.net/user/?username=tomaszbiernat #2 Typography Artist Model https://www.behance.net/ninagregier #1 Illustration Artist Model http://stevenharrington.com/ #2 Illustration Artist Model http://www.tanamachistudio.com/ Typeface Development Digitalising Illustrations Digitalising Typeface / First Attempt

Week 4 – Collage & Conceptual Type

Photographic Moodboard I have put together a photographic moodboard of the photos I have taken so far. Location Typography To start off my typography research in regards to my place, I have taken some photos of the typefaces that can be found at Silo Park. I found myself finding more construction signs than anything, whichContinue reading “Week 4 – Collage & Conceptual Type”

Week 3 – Poetic Voice & Type Selection

Type Exploration This week we started exploring our own type decoration by expanding on the skeletons we developed in the previous week. I experimented with using different stroke profiles, brushes and even effects like Gaussian blur and roughening. Concrete Poem This is a concrete poem I have created. My original concept was to have theContinue reading “Week 3 – Poetic Voice & Type Selection”

Week 2 – Placemaking & Type Skeleton

Typeface Skeleton The classes focus this week was on the skeleton of typeface. We were asked to strip a typeface down to its most raw and basic form, leaving only a basic skeleton of type. In the picture above is my hand drawn and ruled skeletal type. By removing all the typeface decorations we wereContinue reading “Week 2 – Placemaking & Type Skeleton”

Week 1 – Brief Intro & Type Anatomy

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory – Dr. Seuss Silo Park For the past 3 years whilst I have been living in Auckland, Silo Park has become a significant place to me as it is somewhere within walking distance to my home. Silo Park has becomeContinue reading “Week 1 – Brief Intro & Type Anatomy”

Week 6 – Media & Type Studies I

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Communication Design 2019

PROJECT B This is Mikayla, she is a hard working 29 year old General Manager of Organisational Sustainability at a Waikato business. She has a strong passion for sustainable living and looking after our environment. She has not only made it her mission to make her workplace more sustainable and environmentally conscious but to bringContinue reading “Communication Design 2019”