It has been fascinating to get all these images ! Thank you for allowing us to share some of the insights, passions and learning opportunities you have had. As usual is very enlightening to notice the variety of interests, skills and motivations that we have when learning.
Here the complete collection of the image probes we got back. They all talk about the energy that circulates when learning, in all aspects of our lives. Enjoy
Mercy: The photo attached below shows how important it is to take care of young animals and young children. At birth,the calf shivered,it was cold. I had to take a blanket and cover the calf, give it a hold and affection, eventually it slept off. The child’s mother left the baby crying, I gave a hold to the child and a motherly affection, the baby stopped crying and slept off. As human we assume that animals don’t need as much care but they do. Their mothers can’t give a hold or as much affection but we can. I felt the affection and connection, give it a trial and you will feel the same and view it my way.
Albert: This week I have thought about knowing what you want and going for it.
Olipha: The photo was taken during learning time with my fellow students. I was drawing a character animation that is, so i paused to take a photo.
Taking a pause
Edna: This is a photo of me learning how to use the wacom for last week’s project which was to make a storyboard for an advert.
Making a storyboard
SparkMyke: Having a good time in the new studio
Maurice: Here are several attachments based on the things I’ve learned and what i am in the process of doing. The first several images of a person hitting a table right from the first pose to the pose where he hits the table hard. The image is just a sketch of how the real product shall be. The second is a complete drawing of a character alias dee dee which i use for my training purposes.
Soire: In the past few weeks, I have learnt to use my immediate environment as a source of inspiration to create backgrounds for 2D animations. Below is an example of reference image from our classroom window and it’s unfinished 2D render that I am working on.
Reference & representation
Immaqlate: I added the score board and scores appear after each and every pin you hit to my bowling game in the woods.
Bowling in the woods
Andika: Working with logic as a professional D A W…Never used a mac computer before to make music and now the whole experience is becoming professional to me.
Makossiri: In the past few weeks we’ve been learning a lot about our cultures and identity and this inspired me to visit the Kenya National Theatre in search of musical instruments from my ethnic tribe(luo). This is me playing the Nyatiti, an 8 stringed lyre from the luo community originally played by men.
Playing the Nyatiti
Mista: This week I was working on a football penalty game as shown on the photo….I was able to get a character with animations controls plus I added some script to it for the target score.
Animating a football player
Francis: I have been learning how to use Wacom for better drawings in Animation.
Drawing better animations
Nancy: I learnt how to put characters in a box. My character is one with attitude but still graceful and cultured. Using lines to express one self.
Creating characters with attitude
Kahama: Team work!
Stephen: I was able to come with the game functionality such as hitting the golf ball. That has been achieved through some of the skills I earned over the last week.
Ruth: I have been working on a common game I used to play while young, called Rounders’. I placed my scene at our famous Uhuru Park that’s right at the center of the city. I used to the cubes as safe areas in the game and my character needs to step on them to be safe from getting hit by the ball. Though challenging when it comes to scripting, its coming up well and soon will be done. It awakens great memories and am happy that it’s coming to life.
The joy of digital RoundersK
Kevin: no caption
Willis: The activity I’ve been up to this week, including yesterday, was doing some aerial shots with my new Dji Drone at Kiambu Tea Farms and the Great Rift Valley.
Andrea: I discovered that it is not so good idea to put to much glue in the circuits of an electronic embroidery… makes it difficult to repair 🙂
Glue things carefully, stitch profusely!
Minna’s learning from everyone’s photos (& check out the article recommended by Victor about creative industries, under the Resources tab!)