City Journalist II
Egleston.us

10/8/15

3:30 to 4:00
Getting ready to start the class
Snacks Provided by Urbano

4:00 to 4:30
Create 2 groups and write a story no longer than 25 words about Egleston Square
http://www.npr.org/2010/11/13/131276783/-hint-fiction-celebrates-the-extremely-short-story

4:30 to 5:00
Creating and Design Process

Concept Development
Historical Research
Digital Documentation

Mood Board
Story Board
Timeline

What is concept Development

-Ask questions that are going to help you tell a story.
What do you want to tell the audience?
What is the best media to express your idea?
Who are your spectators?
What is your goal?

-Do research, put it together and note down your thoughts.

-Write your conclusions; start sketching your story with words, make a list of keywords.

-Know your partners’ skills and make a list of the hardware and software you are going to need


Mood Board- Inspiration Boards

This is a collage of all your inspirations, influences, and dreams. It could be artists, musicians, performances, web artists, concepts, talks, colors, etc.
http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2008/12/why-mood-boards-matter

Tools:
* Choose the right format for your Mood board: Paper and scissors, video, Pinterest, etc.

http://www.moodshare.co
http://pinterest.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pamglew/2568187440
http://desperatelyseekingwp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/moodboard_72.jpg

Why Mood Boards are relevant?

-It saves you time
-You get a feeling of colors and composition
-It complements what are you writing (A picture is worth of thousands words)
-It’s great to establish the aesthetics, looks and feel
-Use the right tool that fits your style

http://www.creativebloq.com/graphic-design/mood-boards-812470
(sample and process mood board)
http://media.creativebloq.futurecdn.net/sites/creativebloq.com/files/images/2012/08/unicef1.jpg
http://media.creativebloq.futurecdn.net/sites/creativebloq.com/files/images/2012/08/unicef2.jpg
https://vimeo.com/9215707

Storyboard (next class)

5:00 to 5:10
Break
5:10 to 6:20
Organize Files, Photoshop Exercise, Create Mood Board
6:20 to 6:30
Clean Up (this include picking up trash, turn off computers and clean dishes)

References

Boston Street Cars
http://www.bostonstreetcars.com/egleston-square.html
History time: The origin of Egleston Square’s name
http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/jamaica_plain/2011/11/history_time_the_origin_of_egl.html
http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/jamaica_plain/2011/11/history_time_the_origin_of_egl_1.html
Boston Public Library Egleston Square Branch
https://www.bpl.org/branches/egleston.php
Jamaica Plain Historical Society
http://www.jphs.org/locales/2005/9/30/egleston-square-by-richard-heath.html
Egleston Square Main Street
http://eglestonsquare.org
Commercial Casebook: Egleston Square
http://www.historicboston.org/info/centers/other/documents/Egleston%20Square.pdf