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### Course: Storytelling>Unit 2

Lesson 4: Visual language

# Activity 3: Space

Part A: Study the above image for a few moments and then answer the following questions:
• How is the illusion of depth achieved?
• Are there any objects that show size differences?
• Can you see how shapes and lines contribute to the depth of this scene?
Try answering the same questions using the frame you found from one of your favorite films.
Part B: Try the following:
• On a piece of paper, draw a horizontal line and place an “x” somewhere on it. This will be your vanishing point.
• Now, draw squares of different sizes, some above, below, to the left and right of the vanishing point.
• Using a ruler, connect the corners closest to the vanishing point with straight lines and see if you can establish a sense of depth.
Here is a partially finished example as a reference:
Part C: Try creating an image from your original story that displays the illusion of depth using positioning, weight, location, and size of lines or objects.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Depth and size difference are used in the cars and buildings to make them look like they are behind them. Also, line and shape are used
the squares and rectangles represent the boring gray office buildings and the circles represent the sharp energetic Incredibles.
• 1. An allusion of dept is received when you draw your characters and set ones to them
2. There are shapes that show how the sizes reflect because Mr. Incredible is big, and broad and his wife is a triangle and curved shape while the kids are small and don't have much body detail as the rest of the family
3. yes i can see it because it really noticeable and just by looking at the character's and there shape you can already see what tone, and mood they might have throughout the movie
• At what is depth?
• Techniques of perspective are used to create the illusion of depth in paintings or drawings. Examples of these techniques are: controlling variation between sizes of depicted subject, overlapping them, and placing those that are on the depicted ground as lower when nearer and higher when deeper.
• Part A
In the proposed image the illusion is obtained by pulling the scene towards a vanishing point in the second (or almost third floor) behind the group of characters, on the horizon of the buildings. The axis is shifted to the left, leaving the quarters of the room to the characters.
The objects are certainly of different dimensions: the cars have the reduced dimensions when they are in depth, as well as the details of the buildings in the background.
The square shape of the backdrop, the rectangles in perspective of the cars, the lines of the horizontal road signs contribute to costing the different floors.
• The Illusion of depth is done very well it. The cars all rise as a sign of going back farther in the frame. There are also plenty of size differences. Mostly between the cars and the buildings. However one more in the shine of the shot is the family next to the cars. I can see how everything comes together flawlessly.
• it is amazing how people can do that
• Exercise 3: Space
Part A: Study the above image for a few moments and then answer the following questions:
How is the illusion of depth achieved?

The illusion of depth is captured through their amazement in their eyes. You can also see it because their mouths. Their mouths are open wide circles, leading people to understand that The Incredibles are shocked.

Are there any objects that show size differences?

The eyeballs show eye difference. The way their mouths are open also show a difference in age and maturity level.

Can you see how shapes and lines contribute to the depth of this scene?

The shape of a circle contributes to this picture because their mouths open leading you to know that they are shocked.

Try answering the same questions using the frame you found from one of your favorite films.
Part B: Try the following:
On a piece of paper, draw a horizontal line and place an “x” somewhere on it. This will be your vanishing point.
Now, draw squares of different sizes, some above, below, to the left and right of the vanishing point.
Using a ruler, connect the corners closest to the vanishing point with straight lines and see if you can establish a sense of depth.

DRAWING ON PAPER

Part C: Try creating an image from your original story that displays the illusion of depth using positioning, weight, location, and size of lines or objects.

DRAWING ON PAPER
• The background is blurred so we focus on the family and the expressions on there face
• -The depth achieved by difference in sizes of cars
-street lanes lines vanishing to a point
-perspective of the buildings in the back ground
• Activity 3: Space

Part A: Study the above image for a few moments and then answer the following questions:
How is the illusion of depth achieved?while looking at an object. I see lots of buildings and cars. Another thing i see is humans streets windows, trees. I see wheels, lights and a trophy.
Are there any objects that show size differences? There is many objects that show different sizes. For example cars they're big. Another object are humans they are smaller than cars. Aswell the roads they’re different then then the other objects.
Can you see how shapes and lines contribute to the depth of this scene? Yes it does because you can tell how an object is. Also you can tell how tall it is. Aswell as the width of like buildings.
Try answering the same questions using the frame you found from one of your favorite films.
Part B: Try the following:
On a piece of paper, draw a horizontal line and place an “x” somewhere on it. This will be your vanishing point.
Now, draw squares of different sizes, some above, below, to the left and right of the vanishing point.
Using a ruler, connect the corners closest to the vanishing point with straight lines and see if you can establish a sense of depth.
Here is a partially finished example as a reference:

drawing
Part C: Try creating an image from your original story that displays the illusion of depth using positioning, weight, location, and size of lines or objects.
See drawing