For the project I started my research with simple ads. Making a setup on paper which had a collection of way in which people use ads and other visual forms of promotion. Visual ads that are all around us are billboards, TV commercials, posters, ads on brand items such as bottles, merchandise, magazines etc. … Continue reading Animation Studies: Promo Kit – Initial research.
Now that we have an idea what we want to make, we created a quick design of what the characters could look like. After some pinterest searches, we found a couple of ideas as to how we wanted to portray the main character and her daughter. In the movie "Up" you watch the … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Modeling characters.
We initially thought that we would have to pick a few projects and pitch them on the monday, so that we'd have all weekend to come up with several powerpoints and pitch our ideas to our clients who would then decide who they wanted to take in and who they didn't. However, over the weekend … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Project and initial research.
I decided to go for 2 films, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Cool World. It is safe to say that Cool World took inspiration from Who Framed Roger Rabbit, however, it wasn't as well regarded as Roger Rabbit. Both are a mixture of 2D animation and live action. Not much apart from one another with … Continue reading Animation Studies 2 : Toon vs Actor. Research: Dissect and take note.
I started the idea with inspiration, from that I created the idea further and eventually created a story. Normally I have a story and look for inspiration, but I'm willing to give this backwards mindset a try aswell. As stated in earlier post, the story will surround a man who lives in a micro world, … Continue reading Project 2 Animation Studio :Dialogue, action and interaction. Moodboards, setup and early story draft.
Inspired by the works of Jean-Baptiste Monge, I've decided to create my story. It's set within a micro, fantasy world. Many of these worlds were based around lepricons, gnomes, trolls and the likes. Below you will find some examples. (Pardon for the dutch songs, apparently most of the series I am basing my idea on … Continue reading Project 2 Animation Studio :Dialogue, action and interaction. Initial research and the story so far.