Now this is rather scary. I may have gone overboard on the colours as I was in a rather angry mood so its rough but I think its working, if nothing else its making Smokey Bob look like a camp kitten...
Thursday, 31 March 2011
This is a coloured frame of the clown which Brian Lindsay of Mawkin's Backfire animated for us. Not the best thing to colour up at night but hopefully i've reached the appropriate level of terrifying. Full scene hopefully coming tomorrow, you have been warned....
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
Finally an idea of what the final film will look like. It might have taken me so much longer to composite and colour than i would of liked but here's Sc. 13, one of the longest and most complicated. It's in two parts and requires tweaking but hooray for progress...
Thursday, 24 March 2011
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Friday, 18 March 2011
More Friday right now means Mawkin's madness. Again the credit for the fantastic animation goes to Brian Lindsay but I have to say I've been learning so much by formatting his frames one at a time, its amazing stuff, even if Brian doesn't believe in dope-sheets.
..yes bounce cycle. Why walk when you can use the exploit the squash and stretch principles of animation. Animation credit is all Brian Lindsay, Im just background/colour/composite and I have to say this projects just too much fun. Stressful but dynamic and impossible to work on without a smile.
I'm very aware these past few scenes for Mouse-tasche have been pretty dull. I've been trying very briefly to liven Scene 37 up but its still not right. To put what I'm having to do in context the top video below is some coloured frames by Ashley and Georgina which I have been given and the bottom is the first take of the things which I have done to it . . .
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
As I was compositing this scene for Mawkin's Backfire, my computer inexplicable reverted to the Macbook Screen of Blue Death. Thankfully after internal panicking its multicoloured and functioning [for now] and while the animation belongs to Brian Lindsay and Joe McMahon I have an apt and colourful composition of my expression at the time...
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
Monday, 14 March 2011
I'm notorious for using pencil and solely pencil when it comes to life drawing through lack of experience in any other medium. The shift from 2H to 2B was drastic in my mind and although more comfortable using pencil It makes for a dull series of very similar drawings. So with the degree show looming its time I attempted some colour. Advice needed.
Friday, 11 March 2011
We're onto the six week left stretch before final hand-in and sadly the fear has set in the animation studio. Knowing Brian was having a bad day I thought I'd work at this and get it done. This is the first fully coloured scene and I have to say all the tests we did before hand were worth it, I like it a lot, though because Brian's animation is as straight ahead as it gets the lack of a dope-sheet did make the scanning/colouring/compositing tricky. One down, many to go...
Good Ol' Smokey Bob minus the lamppost, here are the first twenty frames rendered onto 6 different layers, the glow and some levels need to be tampered with but as the first test its getting there. I'm using this scene as the testing ground for all so its a slow process at start but then once I figure out how to do it, it will be quicker and more dynamic..
Monday, 7 March 2011
Friday, 4 March 2011
Thursday, 3 March 2011
After some issues with my computer once again breaking down, things are in order and back on the production line. So here we have Mouse-tache Scene 34 fully coloured and with a drastic camera pan which requires fixing...