Ink & Water video

March 25, 2011 at 3:30 pm (Motion Graphics)

http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-create-ink-drop-spread-effects-296060/

gives simple instructions on setting up for recording the ink in water

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Motion Comic

March 23, 2011 at 4:59 pm (Motion Graphics)

Shows how comics can evolve from traditional style to become webisodes of a show. This style could be taken for the webisodes for Hawthorn Tree. The series could be released in small parts, between episodes of the tv series like Heroes. These motion comics could then be released as a collection of webisodes in dvd format, or as a traditional comic, allowing the same stories to be consumed in different formats. The comic could be included with the dvd set.

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Tutorial for Text

March 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm (Motion Graphics)

Thinking of having the text look like it has just been written on the screen instead of just fade in and fade out. Will have a go at following this tutorial that has that kind of effect

http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorial/graffiti_writing/

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Website for Transmedia

March 7, 2011 at 9:48 am (Motion Graphics)

http://narrativedesign.org/

Link to a website with several articles about transmedia, some of which will be very useful for my dissertation

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Tutorial for inky effect

February 25, 2011 at 11:21 am (Motion Graphics)

http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/ink-bleeding-effect-in-after-effects-like-gnarls/

ink bleeding effect used in the Gnarles Barkley music video

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Theme Tune Ideas

February 25, 2011 at 11:09 am (Motion Graphics)

Have a traditional Irish song to start with, then use a rock cover version for the Otherworld

Whiskey In The Jar – Dubliners

Then switch to Metallica

Sixpence None the Richer – Kiss Me

Switch to New Found Glory

The Cranberries – Zombie

Breed 77

Have something up like John Ryan’s Polka (instrumental used in Titanic) – swtich to rock version of it

Alternative Ideas

Jimmy Eat World – Always Be: fast pased with lyrics that could relate to the show. Has an American feel to it

All Stars – Things That Go Bump In The Night: More pop & unbeat than dark and haunting. Could fit well for the younger end of the target market. Maybe too bobity for the older veiwers

The Letter Black – Fire With Fire: A little darker, but still quite light. Fast & nice change between the male & female singer. I’ll look into this band a little more to see if any of there songs has an Irish slant

The Irish rural town could use the music around 3:00 then when moving into images from the Otherworld this could be conveyed when the rest of the guitars/drums kick back in around 4:00. The music still had an Irish sound but has a dark gothic/rock element to it as well. Is there enough difference in the music to keep viewers interest

I also found a site that allows you to make your own version of songs, allowing you to take out the vocals of songs if the music fits the sequence

http://www.karaoke-version.com/

Moondance by Nightwish

The Pharoh Sails to Orion

Angles – Within Temptation

Unsun – Whispers

Evanescence – Lies

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Motion Works – Tutorial – style

February 24, 2011 at 5:29 pm (Uncategorized)

http://www.motionworks.com.au/2011/01/february-2011-highlights/#more-8410

A tutorial for exactly the effect I want for my titles 🙂 includes the water colouring moving effect with simple images

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Grungy effect tutorials

February 24, 2011 at 4:57 pm (Motion Graphics)

http://www.templatelite.com/60-grungy-effect-photoshop-illustrator-tutorials/

Collection of some brillant grungy effects for illustrator & photoshop. Will be very useful for inspiration & to learn some new techniques

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Henry Jenkins Blog

February 14, 2011 at 10:46 am (Motion Graphics)

A link for Henry Jenkins official blog

http://www.henryjenkins.org/index.html

This has a lot of useful information for my essay, as he talks about convergence culture, transmedia & participatory culture. Includes archives of his older ideas as well as his most recent work

 

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Fairie Books

February 9, 2011 at 1:53 pm (Uncategorized)

Fairies by Alan Lee

http://www.amazon.com/Faeries-25th-Anniversary-Brian-Froud/dp/0810932741

beautiful illustrations of traditional style fairies

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0810988232/ref=rdr_ext_sb_ti_sims_4

The heart of Faerie oracle

 

Photography inspiration

http://larafairie.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=312

http://www.larajade.co.uk/book01.html

http://crephoto.onsugar.com/tag/black-and-white-celebrities-photography

http://pichaus.com/photography-inspirations-art-black-@23890c6613e3099b141c59aebc5b60b7/

http://ekhoz.deviantart.com/

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