Category Archives: GIF

Some Scratch on film

We’ve had to animated directly onto film twice in the past 2 weeks. Week 1 one clear leader, week 2 was black leader. Neither of my end products were super exciting, but I like them when they’re together, and modified to look like microscope slides:

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The Leaf

A year ago my friend Jesse went of to grad school for animation, and during his first few weeks he emailed me his leaf-dropping assignment. I think this project is kind of like a rite of passage for all beginning animators:

I was really surprised how much I enjoyed drawing this. It’s not perfect, but the whole animating process felt organic, not mechanical. Entering week 4 and I’m just getting more excited.


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Flip Book/Zoetrope Assignments

One of the flipbooks from my first week's homework!

Above is just a stream of all the flipbook images, back to back. Below I used After Effect’s pixel motion to create unique meld-frames in between all of my drawn meld frames. Normally pixel motion has some really bizarre artifacts, but it worked pretty well for this project.: 

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