Concept Art and Character Design I would have liked to have done more concept art for this project because I enjoy drawing and character design. Most of these pieces are quite rough and sketchy and though they contributed to influencing the look of our animation, I would not want to put them in my… Continue reading ‘Man Vs Nature’ Final Porfolio
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 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
When developing the setting and characters further, I wanted to look into the facts behind a scientific basis for our designs. I started by looking into different species of octopus, and decided the giant pacific octopus (the largest species) was the best fit for our character Lamar. The giant pacific octopus is found in the northern… Continue reading Terrence and Lamar: Research and Design
TEAMMATES – Lydia McDowell, Maggie McDermott, James Goodwin For our 30-second animation project I am very happy to be in this team as I am on good terms with everyone and know they are very skilled all-round, especially with Maya which I continue to struggle with. Our animation is based on an idea that Lydia… Continue reading Assignment 3 – Animated Short “Terrence and Lamar”
TEAMMATES: Lauren Bell, Maggie MacDermot, Caitlin Masterson Our movie idea, developed from the initial plot point of a meteor crash landing in Belfast, is that the statue outside of Victoria Square – entitled The Spirit of Belfast or ‘Big Squiggly’ as our group nicknamed it – would be imbued with alien energy and come to life and… Continue reading Assignment 2.5 – Cinematography and Storyboarding Notes and Research