Tuesday, 19 May 2009

the TAKE*

This morning we were looking into the ancient art of the TAKE*. After careful analysis of the Principles of Animation that we've covered so far we were able to produce this very rough piece of animation.


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P.S The idea of a Nuclear Bear (and nuclear bears in general) as well as the second character kinda belongs to Jake. Go Nuclear Bears!!!!
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Thursday, 7 May 2009

some more lifedrawings...






Just a few more of my drawings. Realised how many people ve posted already =)

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Ken Dolls strike again

...and so, after receiving the photographs, working a little on the tone (all of the pictures had to be toned down in order to "fit in" with the rest of the animation) and cutting the dolls up into pieces they came to look like this:
So the next stage was to animate from this position. Flash does have its pluses, its very easy to move pivot points around, but you would expect there to be some kind of perenting option wouldn't you? -Nope.
Animation itself was fairly simple and took relatively little time.