THIS COURSE INCLUDES: 16 Lessons, 2 FREE lessons, over 1.5 hours of Instructional Video, detailed written Breakdowns, Top Down Lighting Schematics, Top Down Blocking Schematics, script pages and Side by Side Comparisons
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:
As an artist, finding your visual expression infuses so many elements into the mood and tone of your story such as depth, tension, texture, contrast, rhythm, balance and unity– to name a few. In this course Shane Hurlbut, ASC demonstrates that a frame is more than just a picture. Students will learn how to choose lenses, build a color palette, how to use lighting tools and reference materials to build their visual landscape for any project. Shane goes into detailed composition rules and examples on how to use and customize classic shots to make them unique and impactful.
What makes a good frame or a bad one? How do you find your compositional voice? Learn classic framing techniques which grounds the story and characters and why subtle composition showcases the art of storytelling. Shane shares his schematics and behind the scenes footage from his features as examples of how he uses camera placement, depth, texture, color, contrast and other techniques. This course is designed to push you creatively and help you find inspiration from not always following the rules.
A powerful quality of visual storytelling is light and its relationship to color. Shane shares his own process for building a color palette and finding the mood and tone of a scene or project. The podcast’s Q&A offer key points regarding color, choosing lights, digital sensors, using gels, working with color temperature and more. This course explores the concepts of color and emotional harmony, the nature of light and perception, and how all this translates into a unique color space for visual storytelling.
Module 1 – Composition +
Module 2 – Color Theory +