Category Archives: Experimentation Process

Experimenting: Time-lapse

Back in Japan now and a little earlier than usual. Like in the UK, it’s been quite hot these past few days and the cherry blossom season has almost ended.  A few days ago I headed to Zushi beach. During the … Continue reading

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Disruptive Sounds Experiments

As I’ve almost finished working on the visuals, I’m now experimenting with the audio. A challenging and daunting task ahead of me. After editing and assembling a few selected animated sequences, I tried to imagine the audio first while analyzing … Continue reading

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Experimentation-Adobe After Effects: Pop Shapes & Exploding Electric

When reading back through an old blog post the other day, it mentioned something about experimenting with unfamiliar software and not to stick in the safe zone. Well, I’ve been using Adobe Premier though panning and zooming is hardly pushing … Continue reading

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Oskar Fischinger-Rhythm is a Dancer

“Well, it’s a bit flat in areas and it could do with more movement if you’re looking to get more energy from the drawings”  Not exactly word for word but enough to make considerations. The comment was from a friend … Continue reading

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Public Information Film: Persuasive Narratives (part 2)

Continuing with a bit of research then some experiments. As my practice which involves persuasive narratives in technology, here I’m documenting, though very briefly, issues related to violent narratives in video games. Many of the public information films I watched … Continue reading

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Sound Experiments and Collaborations(Part 2)

A recent trip to France made me consider how I will audience my project. While rummaging around an old book shop in Dieppe, I came across books I’d read in childhood and occasionally still read now. These books, mainly in the form of graphic novels such as … Continue reading

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Sound Experiments and Collaborations(Part 1)

February and  March last year involved a lot of  sound  experimentation mainly using audacity software. Now I use audacity practically all the time now largely due to the simplicity of the interface and the ease of accomplishing something with speed, efficiency and minimal frustration. Despite … Continue reading

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Rotoscoping: Linear Alterations, Before & After

Here, I’ve been experimenting with the effects in Windows Movie Maker Live. The objective is to radically alter linear movement and brush strokes. Usually, after the drawing process when rotoscoping, I import the files into a photo editor and texture each frame. This can be … Continue reading

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Motion Tween Abstractions

Inspired by experiments earlier this year from course peers – Yvonne Opalinski’s fragmented animation and Emily Skinner’s Vector Art, I thought it was time I too started experimenting more with the various functions and tools in the software. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Translucency

Inspired by bottled ornamental translucent fish being sold in a department store in Tokyo last summer, I began working on a project (Translucency). Rob, a work colleague, who also happens to be a comic artist and D.J. kindly modelled for … Continue reading

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