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Visual World-Building

Idea Generation

What is this project about?

Looking for more support narrowing down your idea? Try using the idea matrix on this page.

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This project is about refining the visual aesthetic that I want to have for each of the 12 worlds that I have in mind for the book I'm writing - More Lies Than Stars In The Sky.

What do you want to get out of this project?

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I want to get a solid idea of what the visual aesthetic will be for each of the 12 worlds, mostly through drawings and Pinterest boards

where did the skills go? we are taking skills out of the idea generation process, in an attempt to make projects more career-focused. If you want to get leveled-up for a project, share it with the appropriate guide or faculty member for feedback upon completion.

Guiding Question

Turn your idea above into a guiding question.

Check out some resources on how to write a guiding question here.

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What is the visual vibe of each world in my books universe?

Exploration

Use this space to take notes, keep track of your sources, or conversations you have with people about this project.

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Production

What will it take for you to complete this project?

Use the table below to set your own timeline for deliverables, keep in mind when your final work product is due at the end of the cycle.

Work Product Deliverables

MilestoneDateDone
Aesthetic
Feb 15, 2021
City structure
Feb 18, 2021
World structure
Feb 18, 2021
Important characters within
Feb 19, 2021
Governmental systems
Feb 23, 2021
Cons
Feb 22, 2021
Pros
Feb 22, 2021
Types of citizens
Feb 17, 2021

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How do I embed my work product on notion?

Click below where it says "Untitled" this will open a new page with an embed block. You can click on this embed block to upload a file or link from your computer. You might also choose to create your project write on that untitled page itself.

Add a short description and cover photo

At the top of this page, you'll see a field where you can write a short description of what this project is about. if you hover over the title, you'll also see a place where you can "add cover". Pick a photo that captures the main idea of your project.

Work Product

Reflection

Reflect on this project cycle by answering the questions below.

The act of reflecting allows us to pull out the big takeaways that we'd like to remember from this project to make recalling them easier.

What are some of the most interesting discoveries you've made working on this project?

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That it is very difficult to make a world. Like really difficult

What extra resources would be helpful for this project in the future?

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Author's who have done world-building

šŸŒ¹ What did you enjoy most about this project? šŸ„€ What didn't go well in this project? šŸŒ± What will you do differently next time?

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Being able to take what I liked from other designs and apply it to mine

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Just timing

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Have the framework of how I want the city to look ready before the physical bits

Feedback

Use the pages below "QR Partner Feedback" and "Faculty Feedback" to find places for improvement.

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