Course: Digital Imaging
Projects: Hyperrealism, Collage
Duration: Spring 2016
Hyperrealism is a photorealism image created to through which viewers can connect to reality through the falsity and simulation of the image. Hyperrealism is considered an advancement of methods used to create the resulting paintings or sculptures. The Collage project was to illustrate motion graphics. We were to select 3-5 concepts that represents your interests along with some sustainable themes to create a poster and a multimedia 30 second commercial.
For both projects I had used google images. For hyperrealism I had found 5 images. One was a picture of a sunset. I had also used a picture of the ocean. Along with a car and an iceberg. The last image was a Toyota logo. For Collage I had used 29 images all ranging from skyscrapers to the Eiffel tower and pyramids to the statue of liberty.
My strategy for hyperrealism was to create an image that was post modern. My strategy was to put a iceberg on the ocean surface with the iceberg in the shape of a car. For my collage it was to take multiple images of man made architecture like skyscrapers Eiffel tower. pyramids, etc, and put them into a 30 second video.
Biggest challenge for me was that I wasn’t familiar with photo shop, it took me a while to learn it. In regards to hyperrealism. it was actually putting the iceberg on the car. For the collage it was actually pretty simple. The only challenging part was probably figuring out what pictures to include. For both projects I had already known how it was going to be done and how it would have looked, it’s just bringing that thought into reality.
I enjoyed working on both projects. Hyperrealism and Collage were very fun to do. But my favorite was definitely the collage. For one it was much simpler that Hyperrealism, and I really like making the collage video than the hyperrealism image.
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