He is one of the great american book writers in the 20 century. He has written many short stories, but he is famous for writing The Great Gatsby. His learning disability was most likely related to dyslexia.
I have been researching him because it was part of my hunt for story tellers who have learning difficulties, just like me. I wanted to remind myself that even when I have difficulties to learn, I will still have a future based on other people who already have a future.
Dasher reboot thumbnail sketches
Since I was working on my Dasher reboot, I have been doing some thumbnail sketches of my graphic novel pages to plan for how my story is structured. This is all based on a learning tutorial video I watched, in order to work on this personal project.
I have been going through my art book to make sure that everything is done right. But then I realized that Ben’s background was merging with his T-shirt because it was red. I didn’t want Ben to look invisible. So I changed the background colour to bright orange. I hope that it was the better choice of colour to represent Ben.
I have been working on my reboot series on Dasher for the past few days. I have already created my script for issue 1, and I am currently designing the page layouts. I have been doing some drawing work on the high school layout because I though that might have been needed for the story.
This is the front side and back view of the school. I haven’t done the bottom or top side yet, because I was busy working through the pages I was designing.
Here is the script I was working on. Despite working on the page layouts, I have also been editing the story based on the comments from my personal critic. My critic likes the story because I perfectly details how Lucas Wilson gets his powers.
Also, I have downloaded a new drawing software called Clip Studio Paint. I’ll use this software to design new poster and new comics in the future. This software shows me doing my front cover of my reboot series of Dasher. It isn’t finished yet, but I am planning to add the title above the image. The image shows the meteor crashing down to earth, creating the shock wave that gives Dasher his powers.
When I first began my Dasher graphic novel, I wanted to do it with an origin story. But I was insisted that I should continue the story on taking place after my 2 minute animation. For now, all I’m doing is planning for my future for when I leave Uclan.
I have had a video chat with Mario as he was going through my graphic novel trailer. He has pointed out somethings that needed fixing.
Mario was not sure about the text font. The colours blend in to much that the text almost looks invisible to see. He wants me to change the colour so the font can stand out against the background. I have been changing the fonts from purple to dark blue just like Mario had told me, and I can see the font much clearer now.
The transitions between 2 songs in the trailer are too soft. He wants me to mix the sound effects in between 2 songs using what’s called a wosh hit. I have went online and found 4 different wosh hits and experimented with them to see which one sound the best.
Mario suggested to me to take away the fading in the first song in the trailer, so that the wosh hit fits into the trailer.
This is my own opinion, but I thought about adding a sound effect to Dasher being taken by a snatcher in the trailer. Honestly, I don’t remember if its my opinion, or Mario’s. Either way, I am still working on that because I believe that it’s needed.
Peter is an artist who is diagnosed with autism and Asperger’s syndrome.
When he was six, he completed his painting of Jesus’s crucifixion. After leaving art school, His life as an artist began. He was becoming famous for his art work pursuing to do war art.
In recent years, Peter was trying to raise awareness for people who are in the autistic spectrum throughout Scotland and the UK. In his opinion, Peter believed that autism isn’t something easy for anyone to understand. His quote “People understand disability — physical disability — but autism is something that has really taken a long long time for the public to understand.”
I’ve been doing some research on him because It amazes me how many people he can draw on one canvas. All of his art work makes me want to follow his footsteps. All the shading in art work is really detailed, and the outlines of the people are accurate.
Since yesterday, I have been working on a trailer for my Graphic novel. I was suggested to do this by my lecturer Pete Bishop. I have been working on it because I was hoping that it would expand on my creativity. I have collected all the imagery and animation I need for my trailer.
Right now, I have been working on the typography for the trailer, to make the story look dramatic. I have been animating the cracks for the typography to give it a serious tone.
Next on my to do list will be to design the blur effect for when Dasher is introduced to the trailer. I am still working on what music I should play in the background, as well as the sound effects. Also, I am thinking about the backgrounds to the typography, or if they really need it.
Stephen is an artist who was diagnosed with Autism in the 1970′s. His parents had helped him enroll to a special school where he can build his future. When he was young, his first words were “pencil” and “paper”. When he was given those things, his life as an artist began.
His first drawing was a classroom field trip. Stephen possesses the ability to absorb vast complicated cities and transfer them to paper. As his ability grew, he earned the title of human camera. He has the ability to draw complex and realistic things from memory.
To me, his artwork is extraordinary. It makes me understand why he got the name human camera.
When I did research on Stephen, I was mainly researching artists who have autism. I needed to know if people with autism, just like Stephen and me, have a positive future.