Busy Walk – Blocking Plus

Posted by aleeCO on January 17, 2012 in Animations

Block plus, first version for this week: V2:


Busy Walk WIPs

Posted by aleeCO on January 8, 2012 in Animations

Let’s get this started. First pass of blocking. I was pleasantly surprised at how much faster I’ve gotten! Still plugging away… V1: V2: took out the textures. Changed the composition. Changed the posing in the walk — he’s leaning back now. Trying to play with stretching –looking a bit weird right now — but Ill [...]


Texting distraction (new shot planning)

Posted by aleeCO on January 6, 2012 in Animations, References

I wanted to do a body mechanics shot that is short with one action that still has commentary. That way I can nail the action, and play around with pushing the timing and poses. So…this reflects our common distraction with technology. texting, texting, texting… Video reference: sketches:


Multiples and Shmears

Posted by aleeCO on January 5, 2012 in References

Digging into resources and examples for cartoony techniques in 3D. Found some awesome references in 2D as well…I want to learn how to translate that to 3D. Here’s a couple… Animation Smear Examples Sylvester and Tweety, Looney Tunes preview Looney Tunes Rigs (Josh Carey)


Term 3 Kick-off

Posted by aleeCO on January 4, 2012 in Q&A's

Tonight I had my first Q&A of term 3. My new mentor is Drew Adams at Dreamworks. Nice, small group of us again (11 of us). I want to try a more cartoony animation style — specifically, techniques like shmears. Drew will be a great fit for what I what to develop, so it looks [...]

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