Foundation Portfolio Information

Foundation Portfolio Information

Portfolio Submission Dates

Students in the foundation courses may submit their foundation portfolios during the semester at any of the three submission dates listed below, portfolios should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. to the CUBE (room 105)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thursday December 15, 2011

What Should Be In The Foundation Portfolio?

For a comprehensive list of all the information you will need click on the link below to open a PDF document of the ANM Foundation Portfolio Checklist.

FoundationPortfolioStudentChecklist_F11

An Overview

Concentrations of Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design, Illustration or Time-Based Media

If your interested in the concentrations of Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design, Illustration or Time-Based Media your portfolio should consists of designated assignments from ANM 104 Design Theory & Practice and ANM 105 Drawing Basics for New Media.

Concentrations of Web Design & Interactive Media or Web Production Technology

If your interested in the concentrations of Web Design & Interactive Media or Web Production Technology your portfolio should consists of designated assignments from ANM 104 Design Theory & Practice and ANM 106 Dreamweaver.

For students in all of the concentrations

A type written document that demonstrates the scope of understanding and knowledge regarding your chosen field of study.

The Portfolio Review Criteria

Student work will be measured according to the following criteria:

1. Observational Skills –Work that comes from direct observation of a real object, environment or person.

2. Skills in Design, Composition and Color –Work that demonstrates the understanding and use of the basics and principles of two-dimensional design. Black & White and Color work must be included.

3. Skills in Traditional & Digital Media –Work that demonstrates the understanding and use of:

a. Traditional Media (Pencil, Charcoal/Chalk, Ink, Etc.)

b. Digital Media (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and/or Dreamweaver)

4. Creative Problem Solving Skills –Work that demonstrates:

a. Unique and interesting solutions

b. A new solution to an old problem

c. Learning from the inspiration of other work -not copying it.

5. Communication Skills – Writing that demonstrates the scope of understanding and knowledge regarding your chosen field of study, Writing proficiency, grammar and spelling count.

Foundation Portfolio Communication Skills Document: Communication Skills

6. Proficiency with Processes & Craft Execution 

7. Organization Abilities

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