Mo-Graph Mentor

{Student Work} Carlos Soares : Visual Essay

This project was completed in our first online course, Introduction to Design & Animation. The project brief is titled : Visual Essay. The challenge was for students to communicate an idea of a story within the constraints of a 30-45 second video. Carlos Soares decided to do a short about a pirate who finds an unusual gold bar inside a treasure chest.

We asked him to provide a write-up for the project. Below are his words.


 

This piece is about a pirate who finds an unusual gold bar inside a treasure chest and, like all good pirates do, he bite-tests it to see if it’s real gold. But then, that turns out to be a really bad idea.

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02I think I went for character animation because it’s something I’m really fascinated by and, looking at the Class 2 assignments, both of them felt really mograph-oriented. So I decided to play with some different ideas in Class 1 before getting deeper into that subject.

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