TEAMMATES: Lydia McDowell, Nuala McGarry, Bradley Lyness For this part of the Animation Strategies module our task is to create a 3D interior/exterior scene that conveys a narrative. For our scene my team has decided to make a forest campsite which has been attacked by a mysterious monster. Although I worry about how well the scene… Continue reading 3D Environment – Research and Concept Designs (WIP)
Here is a selection of work from a three hour class hosted at Crescent Arts Centre by Sharon Kelly. The class really emphasised the importance of loosening up and drawing as a physical action of the entire body, feeling the motion of the model as you drew. The class tried out a lot of experimental… Continue reading Life Drawing Crescent Arts – Drawing the Figure in Motion
I’m really looking forward to giving digital sculpting a go. The classmate I will be sculpting is my friend Lydia. These are the reference photographs I will working from: 11/5/2017: LOST MY SCULPT! Now I understand why you save duplicate files and screenshot your work as you go. I have been working on my head model for… Continue reading Digital Head Sculpt and Retopology
Lydia and I Worked on the sounds and editing to try and make the film better. Some things still need tweaked but overall we think it’s an improvement on the first version.
This is the version of the film shown to our class and tutors on Tuesday, along with this powerpoint presentation. Overall our work was well received but we did get some feedback on what could be improved: ANIMATION It was pointed out that their were some issues with weighting and rigging in the animation, such as… Continue reading Terrence and Lamar – Showing and Feedback
I was worried that I was rusty at life drawing, but I got back into the swing of things OK. We then drew our own character designs using Robert’s 5 minute poses as reference. I’m glad we were drawing him as he has a strong masculine build which was easy to adapt to my character. I… Continue reading Life Drawing 27/4/17 – Thinking outside the Box
I was having difficulty with the character design I was using in these posts – although the proportions and masculine shapes made the design easy to adapt Robert’s poses in life drawing class, the design is overall kind of unwieldy and gave me a lot of trouble when it came to demonstrating animation principles. Even drawing a simple… Continue reading Life Drawing Work Week 10 – Character Design and the 12 Principles of Animation