SC_03 – ANIMATING

03_Airboat-Cooldown_Elements_V2

 

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2 MINUTE DOODLE

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loosening up before thesis work. Thinkin about D&D

 

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Starting Production Today

02_Palm Tree_Elements

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Style Frames and Character Design

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Working on some style frames before I tart production. The final product probably won’t turn out exactly like this. But this kind of stuff is important because after 6 months of animation, after I’ve lost my mind, I’ll be able to remember some of my intentions.

I think i’m going to spend a lot more time on the clouds for the final product- like my old marker drawings. Here are some color variations and another frame:

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palm rocket2

palm rocket4

billandbeetle upshot

Some thumbnailing in the sketchbook:

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Sketches for a scene that I’m adding before the title card:

new scene

Now, for my own benefit, I’m going to write down what’s coming next:

Tonight I make my detailed production schedule. Tomorrow I do animation tests to figure out my production process and shading technique. Maybe do some marker cloud studies. If I do all of that before 5, I may have time to work on a gif to submit to loopdeloop.

Lastly- good ol’ Andrew is going to fabricate his puppets for his thesis. Here are some clean-ups I did of some of his puppet designs:

EPSON MFP imagesasquatch_2

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DESIGNING BILL

turn aroundI’m already about week behind- which is a bad sign- but I have time. I HAVE TIME. This is a turn around I did for Bill- but it’s a little stiff. I’m not actually that interested in staying on model. I want to make stuff rubbery and gestural as I see fit.

gestural

Some color experiments:

color options

laidback

Developing the engine:

lazarus

Style frames to come!

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