Animation Studio : Project 3 Team Live Briefs. Project and initial research.

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.

Animation Studies 2 : Toon vs Actor. Research: Dissect and take note – Cool World (1992)

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)

Animation Studies 2 : Toon vs Actor. Research: Dissect and take note.

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.

Project 2 Animation Studio :Dialogue, action and interaction. Skin weights and Blendshapes and Feedback.

From the moment I exported the characters to Maya, I was afraid of this step. Simply because I was not sure if I had managed to sculpt it correctly in Zbrush, managed to come to the right amount of topology in Zbrush in order to give him facial expressions which would work.  The last thing … Continue reading Project 2 Animation Studio :Dialogue, action and interaction. Skin weights and Blendshapes and Feedback.