Monthly Archives: November 2014

Primer Write-up

The film Primer uses montages to tell its story as well as progress it. A montage is the technique of articulating meaning beyond the use of film as  a view onto a theater-like stage. There are three types of montages, … Continue reading

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Visual Vocabulary #7

Value: The lightness or darkness of a colour. Value is also called Tone Size: 48 inch Medium: Charcoal Date: 10 / 23 / 14 Unity: Visual linking of various elements of the work. Size: 10 x 13 inch Medium: Graphite … Continue reading

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Visual Vocabulary #6

Harmony:Visually satisfying effect of combining similar, related elements. Size: 7 x 10 inch Medium: Graphite Pencil Date: 11 / 23 / 14 Dominance:Counteracting confusion and monotony; power and influence over something else. Size: 7 x 10 inch Medium: Pen Date: 11 … Continue reading

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Movie Montage Analysis

The movie I chose was Scott Pilgrim Vs. the world. It starts with a close up shot of the main character, Scott and then the camera switches to close up views of the three supporting characters: Steven, Kim and Neil … Continue reading

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5-7-5 Project

This is my 5-7-5 project. For this experiment I used various images that came to my mind when I thought of those specific numbers. For the first group, I used five images that relate to the number five. The second … Continue reading

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Visual Vocabulary #5

Repetition: The action of repeating something that has already been said or written. Size: 7 x 10 inch Medium: Pen Date: 11 / 10 / 14 Contrast:The juxtaposition of opposing element. Size: 7 x 10 Medium: Pen Date: 11 / … Continue reading

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Visual Vocabulary #4

Gradation: Size and direction produce linear perspective. Size: 7 x 10 Medium: Pencil Date: 11/ 4 / 14 Balance: An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. Size: 7 x 10 Medium: Pencil Date: … Continue reading

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