|Student Learning Outcomes -|
- A successful student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the language and techniques of storyboards.
- A successful student will be able to produce linear and non-linear storyboards.
- A successful student will be able to demonstrate facility with hand tools and rendering surfaces.
- A successful student will create storyboards for class critique and portfolio presentation.
|Description - |
|Fundamentals of creating storyboards and flowcharts for media projects. Emphasis on technique, concept development and design of storyboards. Exploration of storyboard applications for new media content.|
|Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- demonstrate an understanding of the language and techniques of storyboards.
- produce linear and non-linear storyboards.
- demonstrate facility with hand tools and rendering surfaces.
- develop an understanding of aesthetic characteristics of storyboards, and discernment in their application.
- create storyboards for class critique and portfolio presentation.
- recognize and appreciate the artistic contributions made by people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
- lecture room equipped with instructional computer, high resolution color monitor, software; projection system, and lighting suitable for displaying projected media.
- An integrated or separate facility with student drawing tables and a light table.
- When taught via Foothill Global Access: on-going access to computer with Email software and capabilities; Email address; Java-script enabled internet browsing software.
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Storyboarding overview
- History and development of storyboards
- Contributions by individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
- Art and technology
- Traditional and contemporary storyboards
- Drawing styles and techniques
- Representation of content
- Flow diagrams
- Computer technologies
- Applications of storyboards
- Linear media
- Non-linear media
- Web sites
- Storyboarding demonstrations and techniques
- Hand skills with pen and marker
- Duplication techniques
- Media choices
- Explore solutions for diverse cultural audiences
|Methods of Evaluation - |
- Completed student projects
- Participation in class critiques
- Portfolio reviews
|Representative Text(s) - |
|Simon, Mark, A. Storyboard: Motion in Art, .3rd ed. Focal Press, 2006 |
|Disciplines - |
|Graphic and Interactive Design |
|Method of Instruction - |
|Lecture, Discussion, Electronic discussions/chat, Laboratory, Demonstration. |
|Lab Content - |
- Drawing storyboards using pencils, pens, water media and paper.
- Creating finished storyboard panels.
- Rendering finished storyboard panels.
- Drawing character and model sheets for storyboards
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Weekly reading assignments from text, online sources and outside written sources include current periodicals,webzines and critical writings on the subject of storyboard drawing.
- Writing assignments include critical analysis of both professional and student work with emphasis on understanding the use of line,shape form and color in storyboard drawing.