Screen Studies : Mise-en-scène

MISE-EN-SCENE Mise en scène incorporates the most recognizable attributes of a film – the setting and the actors; it includes costumes and make-up, props, and all the other natural and artificial details that characterize the spaces filmed.  The term is borrowed from a French theatrical expression, meaning roughly “put into the scene”.  In other words, […]

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Life Drawing : May 24th

In our last life drawing class, we focused on fabrics. Instead of drawing them “Nude” we drew them with clothes on, since we have not covered how to draw fabrics on the body. Personally this was my favorite lesson and i found it a lot easier to do than life drawing.

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Life Drawing : May 17th

Another one of our life drawing classes, the female model posed in a variety of sitting poses, we also dimmed the lighting so that we had different shadows and light to create more dimension. I was testing out Conte Crayons for the first time, and found it difficult to move the crayon to get thin strokes […]

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Composition

A cinematographer expresses his or her vision, and/or that of the director, through the art of composition — the selection and arrangement of elements. Cinema was essentially described as a written movement called the phi-phenomenon, but as filmmakers furthered into the art form, films became less focused on capturing moments before them and creating moments […]

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