NOTATIONS IN SPACE AND TIME : WS 2000/2001

 

 

MAYA

MEL

IT

TASK

 

INTRO 1
Introduction to MAYA
Maia, Daniel, Kuk Hwan, Steffen

27.Okt 

Polygon Primitives
Materials 

Lights 

short cuts for transformations, views

Record Script 
Read, edit 

add comments 

use names

use editor 
make screen shot 

upload text and img
add description 

save work on ZIP

01 FREEZE FRAME
composition of 5 elements in dramatic lighting
clean
properly running script

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Steffen

 

 

INTRO 2
Programming Basics
Daniel, Steffen

3.Nov 

 

Data types, Variables 
Functions,  
Assignments 
Loops, Conditions

 

02 SCENES
one function to generate different scenes
depending on the values of the input parameters

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Steffen

 

 

INTRO 3
Space and Time
Daniel, Maia, Steffen
Input: The Making of Matrix

10.Nov 

review exercises
Expressions
and Animations
Playblast (to create short movie clips)

Define relations with the Expressions Editor

Quicktime Pro

03 ACTORS
a composition using two different elements
with relational behavior

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOP PART 1
"CARTOON"

Daniel, Maia
Christof Meili (perspectix)
Kuk Hwan, Steffen

Input : Physics of Cartoons

11.Nov
9:00 - 10:30 

 

introduction: "Goal of the Day"
review and feedback

 

 

 

 

 

 

04 CARTOON 1
add expressiveness and emotions to actors

WORKSHOP PART 2
Additional Elements
Input: Text in movie trailers

11.Nov
13:00 - 14:30

text and lattice box 
feedback on common problems

expressions for text and lattice boxes

 

05 CARTOON 2
combine your actors with text
to disambiguate or ambiguate the meaning
or add a lattice box to add deformations

WORKSHOP PART 3
Introduction of the MAIN TASK
Input: The Fifth Element

11.Nov
16:30 - 18:00

 review of cartoons

 

 

06 N_ST 1
a dynamic, spatial composition
sketches, images, choreography, description, and test implementations

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Steffen

 

 

GUEST LECTURE + REVIEW
"TEXT" by Will Harris, perspectix, Switzerland
review ideas

Maia, Daniel, Kuk Hwan

17.Nov 

 

 

 

07 N_ST 2
implementation of key aspects

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Maia

 

 

GUEST + ADDITIONAL CONCEPTS
"Animation and Architecture"
by Pia Ednie-Brown, RMIT, Australia
Introduction of additional modeling and
programming concepts

Daniel, Maia, Kuk Hwan

24.Nov 

 

 

 

08 N_ST 3
demonstrable Prototype

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Maia

 

 

Seminarwoche

1.Dez 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Steffen

 

 

EXAMPLES, PREP FINAL
Examles: Perspectix Configurator, Landscape

Daniel, Maia, Steffen

8.Dez 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 12-13 in E29, Help session with Steffen

 

 

09 PREP N_ST FINAL PRESENTATION

FINAL PRESENTATION 
Guests: Philipp Ackermann and Students
from the University of Zurich
Mishka Bugajski, Kerstin Höger,
Patrick Sibenaler, Architecture & CAAD

Daniel, Maia, Kuk Hwan, Steffen

15.Dez 

 

 

 

 


Last Updated on December 8, .2000
By Maia Engeli
Email: engeli@arch.ethz.ch