FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020

REGISTRATION

  • The registration for FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020 starts on 1 January 2020
  • Link for registration will be made available soon.
  • The complete list of projects under FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020 is listed here.

IMPORTANT DATES

Click here to know important dates for FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2020.


General Instructions

You have to complete any one Screening Task 1 (Design) -  OR - Screening Task 2 (Animation)

* Use free or open-source images (not copyrighted  |  * and send a link as a reference from where you took that image), 

* Avoid using your or your friend's personal images/photos.


Screening Task 1

Complete any SIX design (artwork/layout) from the given list using Open source software - Inkscape, GIMP, and Scribus.

Note:
* Use at least two software from Inkscape, GIMP, and Scribus to complete the tasks
* Do not
repeat the design

List of design (artwork/layout):

  1. Design a Book cover - A5 size
  2. Layout Cash memo or Invoice - A4 size
  3. Object image manipulation
  4. Object illustration (vector drawing)
  5. Creating a poster for FOSSEE - A4 size
  6. Creating a poster for FOCAL - A4 size
  7. Happy New Year Card for 2020 - A5 size

Description of the Screening Task

  • Install Inkscape, GIMP, and Scribus
  • Prepare a design using Inkscape or GIMP or Scribus (you have to complete total SIX design)
  • Save the file in native format
  • Export the file in .pdf and .png or jpg format

Technical Requirements
Knowledge of open source graphics/animation software and graphics/animation designing

Resource and reference to use:
https://fossee.in
https://focal.fossee.in

Download software from:
https://inkscape.org/
https://www.scribus.net/
https://www.gimp.org/

Links for learning software:
spoken-tutorial.org

The following references may be useful for additional learning:
Youtube tutorials and documents on Inkscape, Gimp, Scribus.


Screening Task 2

  1. Intro animation video for FOCAL using Synfig Studio or Blender - duration min. 45sec to the max. 60sec. - video dimensions 1280 x 720 (720p) output - .avi

Description of the Screening Task

  • Install Synfig studio or Blender
  • Complete the animation (min 45 sec - max 60 sec) using any one Synifg Studio or Blender
  • Use any open source software like Inkscape, Gimp, Audacity to create supporting material for completing your animation
  • Render animation output in .avi file format
     

Technical Requirements
Knowledge of open source graphics/animation software and graphics/animation designing

Resource and reference to use:
https://fossee.in
https://focal.fossee.in

Download software from:
https://synfig.org/
https://blender.org
https://inkscape.org/
https://www.scribus.net/
https://www.gimp.org/

Links for learning software:
spoken-tutorial.org

The following references may be useful for additional learning:
Youtube tutorials and documents on Inkscape, Gimp, Scribus. Synfig Studio and, Blender on internet sources


Procedure to Submit

Prepare a project directory in a .zip format which has the following:

  • native format file
  • output .pdf /.png/.jpg /.avi file
  • font files
  • reference supportive images if any.

Submit the .zip file in the submission portal.


Evaluation Criteria

The completed task with suitable output will be evaluated on:

  • Using software tools, precise techniques to complete the design
  • Using design elements, color, alignments, message