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Animation Concepts 201 - Principles of Background Design.
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An up shot can:
indicate position of power
indicate position of weakness
Background Design is a part of animation production. True or false?
When you're drawing a shape to a 3d grid, you are following the:
rule of thirds
rule of 3d
rule of thumb
A _____ simulates a camera move, by scaling up the background.
What is the main difference between a Background Artist and an Animator?
There is no difference—they both do the same job
A BG Artist is responsible for creating artwork for a scene; an Animator is responsible for creating the animation within that scene
The animator tells the BG artist what to do
The BG artist tells the animator what to do
Symmetry tends to make an image dynamic. True or false?
What is the compositor's job?
To render the animation
To create the storyboard
To build the background
To lay the animation on top of the background
When working on a background for an animated show, your creation will be the main attraction. True or false?
Background designs start off with a rough sketch. True or false?
The vanishing point is always in the center of the picture. True or false?
What is the best way to brainstorm creative ideas for backgrounds?
Sketching our your ideas on paper
Building them in Maya
Using layers in Photoshop
Using layers in Illustrator
What effect does symmetry have in a background?
It can make an image look dynamic and interesting
It can make an image look static and boring
It makes the script much more interesting
It frames the action for the best possible view
What is a color-card?
The color of the storyboard
The color of a layer
The color of a character
A color that stands for the background
What determines file size?
The dimensions (no. of pixels/cm of height x width) and the resolution (no. of pixels per inch)
Saving the file as a JPEG of a Photohop file
The name of the file
The type of artwork
How do you delete a layer in Photoshop?
Create a new layer above it
Open up a new document
Select the layer in the stack and hit delete/backspace
Close the document without saving it
What is a Key Location?
It's the master shot of a scene, a BG that offers the widest view of the whole scene
It's a scene that doesn't need any animation
It's a scene that doesn't need a Background
It's the board panel currently in use
Is visual language important for Background Design?
Which type of shots helps to establish a scene?
The wide angle
The long shot
The mid shot
The extreme close up
What is a camera pan?
It means "no board panel"
It refers to the arrows on a storyboard
It's a camera movement from left to right, or vice versa
It's any camera notes for the BG Artist
What is a board panel?
The size of the document
It is the name of the finished Background art
A layer in the stack in Photoshop
One frame of a Storyboard
Does the BG Artist have to draw the whole scene for a close-up?
Only if there is dialogue
No, there is as at least one pose off the ground
In this case the BG artist only has to draw half the scene
What is the standard term for Full HD?
An extreme close up is all about:
What is a thumbnail?
A small, rough drawing of the scene
A saved JPEG of the background
A selection of storyboard panels
The rendered Background
Animation Concepts 201
Principles of Background Design
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