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Before/After and some more editing

I spoke to my mentor today for feedback on my animation so far and she gave me the following things to possibly work on (I will try and do as many of them as I can because it turns out these points are exactly … Continue reading

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Final film!

I’ve finally finished my animation! I am still looking for a child actor for Sydu’s voice over, but provisionally I got an adult actor to re-pitch her voice to match a child’s. She has also done the voiceover for Bana, the caretaker. … Continue reading

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Done with Clean Up

I’m finally done with cleaning up my animation (link), though I am missing some “secondary” animation like the ants crawling in Shot 12, or the bird flying with the boy in the extreme long shot of the camp (Shot 24). But I … Continue reading

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After Effects tests

When I take breaks from tracing my remaining rough frames I do these tests on After Effects. The reason I’ve been so strict with my animation deadlines is because I want to have as much time as I can for post-production. I’ve … Continue reading

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Half-way through cleaning up!

I realize that I’ve been working a bit according to what feels right at any time and not strictly “in order” (animatic -> keys -> inbetweens -> cleanup -> background) but so far it’s worked for me. I’m currently doing … Continue reading

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Cleaning up

I finally finished in-betweening (minus a few frames here and there that I will only do during the cleaning up phase or else I would loose time, such as repeats or very subtle movements). My animatic also contains some scale issues … Continue reading

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Updated animatic

  I reached my goals for my 6 most difficult shots, and some I cleaned up as well. I feel on track although I’m not too sure ill finish ALL of the rough in-betweened animation by the 15th. Still hoping! … Continue reading

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Updated Animatic

I’ve updated my animatic with my current progress. I plan on finishing keyframing by April 4th, and my goal is to have finished inbetweening my 6 top-priority shots (the ones that need the most detail and effort) by this Saturday 8th, my … Continue reading

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Color Script

I recently found out that Pixar uses “color scripts” to determine the overall look of their film in terms of colors, how the colors change over the course of the story, and the way color helps evoke different emotions over different scenes. … Continue reading

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New color ideas, new keyframes

This week I’ve looked for more inspiration for color palettes to use, and I’ve found a website that has a Color Palette Generator which has been very useful. Here are a few of the palettes I am going to try out: I’ve … Continue reading

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