This completes the layout process.
You can now send your layout to the
This communication medium appeals to two of the human senses; sight and
sound. As an illustrator, your involvement in this medium is preparing
the graphics presented through this medium.
You must remember that
graphics prepared for television must replicate the shape of the screen
that displays the graphic.
a. Aspect Ratio. When preparing graphics for television, you must
use a 3 to 4 (height to width) aspect ratio so the viewer sees all
graphics on the screen.
The television screen shown on the left-hand
side of figure 2-15 shows the effect of using the wrong aspect ratio.
The frame added illustrates the area cut off. You also should notice the
unbalanced effect the graphic presents on the screen.
side of figure 2-15 shows the same graphic presented using the correct
aspect ratio. The entire graphic is on the screen, no material is cut
off, and it presents an eye-pleasing, balanced appearance.
Television aspect ratio
Television uses a 3 to 4 aspect ratio for many different reasons.
primary reason is the motion picture industry uses