Saturday, August 30, 2008

Bird Animation

This isn't part of my film. It something else I'm working on with a friend of mine. I might need to fix some stuff here and there, but I hope you like it!

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

George and Mike Drunk - Edit

Here's the layout that John wanted me to fix. The original drawing is the third one below in this post.

In the comments, John posted notes for me to fix some things in the original drawing.

He told me to make them a bit less wobbly, give them more construction and make George's eyebrow make sense.

I made note on where the wobbly parts on George and Mike were, so I decided to make their basic construction shapes rounder and simpler so that they can stand out more. I also simplified certain areas like George and Mike's arms and Mike's legs so they won't clash in design with their construction, which gets rid of some of the wobbliness.

I lowered George's right hand that's holding the bottle so that you can see the shape of his jaw more. I added a back side to George making him seem more solid in his construction and more plump when sitting down.

I simplified Mike's torso shape and made it more noticebale in his construction dewobbling his butt. I fixed Mike's head construction showing off an egg-like cranium with a massive jaw and a chin that sticks out. I messed up his har a bit more to add texture and add realness to his drunk appearance. I slightly turned his left hand so we can see his fingers a bit more and that it won't seem too similar to his right hand. I also made Mike's feet a bit smaller and more planted to the ground.

I made George's left hand connect straight to his forearm and fixed his eyebrow by adding two so that his left eyebrow can flow and connect with the meaty part of the brow that's sticking out.

Now looking at the drawing I think I might fix Mike's ass in where it should look like he's sitting on a flat surface. Right now it looks kind of floaty.

I should also probably fix Mike's left hand. It looks a bit bigger compared to his right hand. I wanted so that his left hand is slightly squeazing the bottle, but it looks a little weird to me.

Here's the construction

And here's the final drawing.

The quality's a bit ugly becuase it's a digital photo rather than a scanned image, but all the lines are still there.

This here's a layout test that John wanted me to do and here's the storyboard drawing for comparison.

It took me a while to tighten this drawing up and to get the actual feel of the storyboard sketch down. The problems I have with this drawing is that I made the characters way too big, George is too close to the frame, and George and Mike are way too close to each other.

Tell me what you think!

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Things and Such

Sorry I haven't been around much. I've been in Maine for the past month working on something with a friend of mine, but I bring thee images...