Archademic & Assistant in character poses, with outfits. Totally forgot to draw the cross-over backstraps to the assistants apron, but that shouldn’t be hard to
2D concept for the baby in Automancy. Keeping her bundled up to avoid another full rig, having her arms free could be a desirable (if
bit over an hour each, PS CS6 narrowing down the style for the field in my short film. Less jagged mountains, yellow/green grass, cartoony/blobby trees
And the adventure is underway, Drethen is out from under the wing of his mentor, and finding that life in the wild is better in
more field experimentation for my 3D short film the bottom 2 were from photo ref’s, as I noticed my tree and shrub detail was a
managed to get a bit more cartoony. Round shapes, brighter colours, and small line flicks (like the leaves) helped. oh yeah, speedpaint, 3 hrs ^_^
speedpaint, 3.5 hrs playing with addidng overgrown ruins into the landscape, which would make more sense. Doing the finicky bricks n vines took that extra
Trying to pump out some quick concepts for how the landscape should/could look in Automancy Liking where the colours & painting-style is going (still have
took about 6-7 versions before settling on this one. Should help with the 3D model texturing, even if the clothes are a little different…
played with some expressions last night to differentiate the professor from his assistant. The lack of nose, jaw, hair & ears made it quite the
one more page to go, next set of 6 pages are roughed/scripted ^-^
3.5 hrs, from photo reference
paint prac, 4 hrs, from photo reference
Model sheet for, well, what the title says. If i decide to go with the idea I have so far for my final animation, then
argghh….running out of holiday time. Also, Drethen finds a pet (so he’s not reeeaallly talking to himself, exactly)
2nd page, I’ll try my best to get the next 4 pages on over the next 2 weeks, get the story rolling, so to speak
weeell, it’s been a few months in planning, & I think I’m ready to finally show this thing. The characters are nailed down (or at
Always the most fun part of exploring a character. Did most of these while watching Grimm & Sleepy Hollow, with a mirror handy 😉
Hmm….so how to explain this without garbling on for hours? Prologue to a fantasy comic idea I’d like to follow through with. This shouldn’t give
Character sheet for protagonist of a comic idea I’m tinkering with for an animation this year. More characters & expressions to come!
and that’s a wrap for the primary colour speedpaints. Yep, went there.
just keeping with the monochromatic value exercises. 2-3 hr speedpaint
Keeping with the primary colours theme, 2 hr speedpaint. Next up, green!
blue monochromatic, 2 hrs
more colour theory prac, blue-violet, yellow-orange. 2 hrs.