This being the last project of the year was a bit bitter sweet. I enjoyed the studies, they gave me a lot of ideas on how to handle certain things regarding design/characters and stories/ to business aspect of it all. This project was no different. It helped seeing how not every way of promoting might … Continue reading Animation Studies: Promo Kit Evaluation
After figuring out what it was going to be about (My animation) I could set a target audience. I decided to go for the idea of an earlier animation studies (Toon vs Actor) and use the characters from that studies as an example for this one. The story is about a young girl named Anna … Continue reading Animation Studies: Promo Kit : The doings.
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.
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.
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.