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This is my homepage

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The second website I chose is that of Anton Emdin http://www.antonemdin.com/ 21/05/12, a contemporary Australian comic artist. Anton uses his website as a portfolio showing his different range of skills as illustrator. I usually don’t like the website with black background but I suppose that a dark background it is good to emphasize the drawings.

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For the third assignment we had to create a personal website 
I chose two different websites to look at: the website of Billy Connolly http://www.billyconnolly.com/ 24/05/12 the well known Scottish stand comedian. 
I choose it because I like interactive websites, I think they are enjoyable to look at and eye catchy. I like Billy Connolly’s website for the unusual ‘photo manipulation ‘ they did, using a image of the actor superimposed on a drawn background.

For the third assignment we had to create a personal website

I chose two different websites to look at: the website of Billy Connolly http://www.billyconnolly.com/ 24/05/12 the well known Scottish stand comedian.

I choose it because I like interactive websites, I think they are enjoyable to look at and eye catchy. I like Billy Connolly’s website for the unusual ‘photo manipulation ‘ they did, using a image of the actor superimposed on a drawn background.

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The next assignment for the course of Digital Image 2, held by Tony, was to create a character using computer 3D software, Maya.  I never used this program before, so earlier than starting working I had to research some tutorials, in order to learn how to use the software. Unfortunately none of the tutorials I found was helpful.

I decided to give it a try;  I started by drawing geometric forms to understand how the software worked. After initial attempts, I did a quick sketch using spheres as basic elements.

I divided a sphere in four parts and I took out one of the sections.

With the sculpt tool I modelled it to create a face. Then I copied and pasted it onto the other 4 sections of the sphere obtaining a sphere with 4 faces.

Following the instruction given by  the tutor I created a background, a garden,  using Photoshop, then I transferred the file in the 3D program. Using the axis x and y I was able to create a tri-dimensional background.

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For my second logo I was inspired by  pre-Columbian art.

I used as pattern the design from a piece of polychrome pottery of the Nicoya culture , Costa Rica.

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For my first logo I took the idea of the design from really old posters,like this one,  I saw in a book titled ” Drawing power , a compendium of cartoon advertising” by Rick Marschall and Warren Bernard

For my first logo I took the idea of the design from really old posters,like this one,  I saw in a book titled ” Drawing power , a compendium of cartoon advertising” by Rick Marschall and Warren Bernard