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.
Originally I had to create 2 characters; The mother (main character) and the daughter. This was what was pitched and agreed upon. However, as we crafted the story further and further and time went by to revise everything, we decided to include a Fosse Healthcare worker. We already knew from the beginning that our group … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Changes, added character and environment.
So far the development of the characters were no issue. We had a presentation for the client which went really well. He liked the idea that we had regarding the story for the animation and agreed with the models. He only had a few things to point out: - The model of the mother looked … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. – Updating the models to standards and further developments.
The daughter's appearance was soley based on what the client told us before we took on his project. He commented that the children of the clients often want to help out but don't have the time to do so. They have their own family or their own career which makes it next to impossible to … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Creating the daughter and feedback of the models.
Working in a group motivated me to push myself with the deadlines. Even though I had a whole week to finish the models, I wanted to have them done before monday so if there should be any adjustments, I would have the whole week still to adjust where needed. Also, we would be … Continue reading Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Characters in Zbrush
I've finished the Toon vs Actor project and it was successfully submitted and so it's now time to evaluate. First of all, because we were free to do what we wanted in this project, some created an actual essay whilst others focused much more on a script form. I wanted to create an almost short … Continue reading Animation Studies 2 : Toon vs Actor. The work and evaluation.
During the picking apart of Cool World, I do want to keep in mind to not compare the story or character style to Who Frames Roger Rabbit. This is just research to see what works and what doesn't work, and when it doesn't work how it relates to the audience. Keeping in mind that the … Continue reading Animation Studies 2 : Toon vs Actor. Research: Dissect and take note – Cool World (1992)