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.
Throughout the cryptic writing, the task is pretty simple. If you had an animation that you wanted to get out for the world to see, how would you promote it? For the upcoming 2 posts I will reflect somewhat on what I did and how I experienced the task.
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.
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
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.