The first week back in university we're thrown right away into the deep as we're preparing for our Thesis film. We received the actual brief of what's expected from us this year and touched upon the ideas that we currently have for our final project on this course. I'm happy I've managed to get a … Continue reading Third Year: Idea and feedback.
Today was the day we had our first lecture for the last year. Several things were made clear during the lecture. One of them was that we won't be assigned a theme if we already have our own ideas for our thesis film. This, for me, means that I can continue with the pre-production of … Continue reading Third Year: Brief.
Whilst still in the vacation period before university starts again, I've been collecting more ideas about my final project. At this point nothing is put in stone yet, but the rough idea is there and so here I will post my current ideas of how I want to portray the Sun. For the project so … Continue reading Third year: Current ideas. Sun.
For my third year short I'm starting to settle on an idea that's been ghosting through my mind for the last couple of months. I'll be going into the main idea that I have towards the project with research that I've done so far. Ever since the final short was mentioned I had the feeling … Continue reading Third Year: Eclipse.
Whilst we're still enjoying our vacation time, I've spend most of my time creating illustrations and reading up on animating. I've purchased the Animator's Survival Kit and several other books that are more towards illustrating. During my vacation I did travel! I went to take part of UIP which is a summer school program in … Continue reading Third Year Short.
This project was the first time we were able to touch upon the real work that we will be facing once we go onto the work floor after graduation. I initially declined the idea of working in a group, seeing how the first year group assignment went, I did not want to give it another … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Evaluation.
Sadly enough it wasn't possible to get the rigs done and due to this my work on skin weights wasn't possible. I did, however, decided to work on the blend shapes as I didn't need the characters to have any bones or controllers placed to do this. The following are the simple blend shapes that … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Blendshapes.