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Toddler Runs, Baby Walks and Infant Movements

For the animation of my 4-year-old main character, I’ve decided to mix movements of different ages ranging from 1 to 4 years, because I thought that this would help make sure audiences wouldn’t get his age wrong. 4 years is to me the transitional … Continue reading

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Youtube videos as reference

This week I’ve done a lot of research into videos that I could use for reference alongside my current live action takes. The shots I am particularly struggling with are the ones in which the little boy is running, so … Continue reading

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Live Action takes

This week I’ve added keyframes to my animatic (minus one difficult-to-animate shot, Shot 8, and a couple keyframes in Shot 24.) Today I had a tutorial with Marshall Betz doing live action takes of the scenes I was struggling with, and it’s been extremely helpful. … Continue reading

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How my story evolved

Over the past two weeks I’ve taken suggestions from professors and course mates in order to improve my film, and taken notes on them in order to then later decide which ones I want to use. Here are all the … Continue reading

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Character Design

The boy in my story is 4 years old – difficult for me to get the correct scale. Going to base proportions on these images: I went on this blog to get hep in simplifying my design and making the boy … Continue reading

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Draft Storyboarding and colors

I’ve begun storyboarding and it is going well, despite some delays. I have yet to figure out the style of drawing I want to adopt, I want it to be artistic but at the same time I don’t want to stray … Continue reading

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New story

This week we presented our film ideas to our course leader and storytelling experts and after their feedback I’ve decided to change my story because my original idea is too incompatible with the medium of animation. Too much of the … Continue reading

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Final Degree Film Idea: “The Passing”

My goal for final animation for this degree will be to turn one of my short stories into an animated film, using professional rendering and effects software to help convey emotion and atmosphere, all the while retaining a deeply artistic core … Continue reading

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Color Time!

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Fine-tuning

Inbetweening In our group, once somebody is done with their assigned work, that person takes on more work right away in anything that needs doing, including helping another group member with something tedious. After finishing all of the keyframing and inbetweening … Continue reading

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