Today we were introduced to the software Autodesk Maya, it is a 3D based software that has an almost similar feel to Maxon Cinema 4D. We covered a variety of topics such as UV Mapping, Extruding and Scaling. We used textures from cgtextures.com to learn about texturing shapes.
Next we did a lesson in Adobe After Effects, creating a composition and following a step by step guide, this had to include the 2 pictures:
At first I found the task to be a challenge, but after getting the basics, I was comfortable with the final product.
Finally our group had a brief discussion for the ongoing essay, I have decided to tackle the subject of video games and how they can be an interactive experience.