|1. 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.|
|Advisory: GID 70; not open to students with credit in GRDS 76.|
|2. 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.
|3. 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.
|4. 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
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
- Completed student projects
- Participation in class critiques
- Portfolio reviews
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|Simon, Mark, A. Storyboard: Motion in Art, .3rd ed. Focal Press, 2006 |
|8. Disciplines - |
|Graphic and Interactive Design |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
|Lecture, Discussion, Electronic discussions/chat, Laboratory, Demonstration. |
|10. 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
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. 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.
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This course is a restricted support course for the AA and Certificate of Achievement in Graphic & Interactive Design. This course transfers to CSU. |