Wednesday, February 26, 2014

progress on new shot

there's probably going to be a lot of updates on this series of shots.....just warning you

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Brace come the posts!

sooo I want to track the progress of this shot - all straight ahead animation, no storyboard, no animatic, just have the scene in my head and want to get it down...

still super rough but basically the robot hits the character and knocks him back, he uses his mechanical arms to stop himself and runs towards his opponent.  They size each other up, the robot throws a punch which the young boy blocks and grabs on to it's wrist, hyperextending the arm.  He then steadies himself and breaks the lower half of the robot's arm off, but it's still connected by wires which are swiftly disconnected with a swing of the upper arm throwing the boy into the distance.  He builds a larger robot around himself and runs back towards his enemy..... lol you get all that?

Here comes some new stuff.....

alright, so my friend Michael Sullivan and I have been working on a project for some time now, and I started to do some animating with the main character using his weapon/equipment against a big robot...this is extremely rough and way too fast right now also will have some camera movements... but here it is so far

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Done...for now

alright, probably going to be the last one I post of this shot for a long while.... the director seems happy with it so I'm going to move on and work on something else in the meantime.... I'm not super happy with the bubbles and the froth inside the test tube but it still feels pretty good.  Had a lot of fun working on this shot, and I think the film itself will be very successful.  'Frog Legs' directed by Katie Tamboer will be worth the watch!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Keep on truckin....

got some notes from one of my Professors, need to work on the eyes and the eyebrows..... gotta hit the books again!  More to come soon

Monday, February 17, 2014

Fire - Pre special treatment

quick fire test in ToonBoom, now I need to add the transparency and glow to the different layers

Effects - Blur and transparency in ToonBoom

getting close to finishing this shot, added some blur and transparency to the smoke effects at the end, need to put the fireworks on a separate layer though so they're not so see through

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Space Dandy/Anchorman mashup!

Using the dialogue from Anchorman and characters from Space Dandy :)  Here are the rough keys

Saturday, February 8, 2014

First animation on new equipment!

first thing I animated on my new Yiynova 19 inch interactive display - water splash!  about an hour of work just messing around, still need to color it - Flash