Webster's dictionary states:
a poem is "a composition in verse; lofty or imaginative writing
or artistic expression."
The definition itself is not very poetic, nor does it place any strict
regulations on what one might consider poetry.
Whatever, poetry is an economical writing
method that has the power to induce much human emotion.
are poetry set to rhythmic sound and are today's most popular form
of this art.
When musical poetry converges with visual imagery the two
media can act synergistically with each other and produce amazing
results like musical videos.
In this project we will combine segments
of musical lyrics or poetry (your own or another's) with a visual
collage to create a mood and evoke an emotion.
- this image will be imported into the library of a FLASH document where it will be combined with other imagery and audio segments to create a multimedia production viewable on the web or a stand alone production on a computera
MAJOR HINT - PREPRODUCTION PLANNING WILL BE VERY IMPORTANT
- You might consider using your Photoshop layers as elements in your animation ----- for example various aspects of your image could be faded in in sequence with the music segment
- there are many opportunities to be creative with sound images and animation
Since you will be extracting images for arranging into your collage
you might want to visit these PhotoShop tutorials
- QUICK EXTRACT TOOL
- COMPLEX SELECTIONS
- REFINE EDGE TECHNIQUE
Be sure to study the
principles of design
before starting your layout.
Below are a few
examples using poetry and lyrics as well as visual imagery.
Please view the collages and critique before continuing
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