Visualization Elements of Shadow Play Technique Movement and Study of Computer Graphic Imagery (CGI) In Wayang Kulit Kelantan

Visualization Elements of Shadow Play Technique Movement and Study of Computer Graphic Imagery (CGI) In Wayang Kulit Kelantan

Dahlan Abdul Ghani (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/ijacdt.2011010105
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Abstract

In the attempt to preserve and safeguard the unique heritage of Wayang Kulit (Shadow Play), UNESCO has designated it as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity on 7th November 2003. Wayang Kulit Kelantan in Malaysia is threatened with imminent extinction. This paper reviews the critical situation of Wayang Kulit Kelantan in Malaysia. The visualization and movement of Wayang Kulit Kelantan is described in four major aspects, which are the puppets, shadows, screen for shadow projection (Kelir), and its light source. It also reviews the comparison methods and techniques between Wayang Kulit Kelantan traditional shadow play and Computer Graphics Imagery (CGI) used as a prototype design in Wayang Kulit Kelantan.
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Visualization Approach On Wayang Kulit Kelantan

Firstly, this research looks brief studies on the visual approach of Wayang Kulit Kelantan (as shown in Figure 1) by discussing on the four major elements, which are its puppets, shadows, Kelir (screen) and light source.

Figure 1.

Wayang Kulit Kelantan character visual

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