Happy Easter

Having the rooster in an egg that rolls until wiggles to stop, cracking open and the rooster jumps out, letting out a cry with words ‘Happy Easter’ just as with the previous film, developing into an Easter Short. Researched into various egg designs to get an interesting pattern as I wanted something bright and colourful,... Continue Reading →

2017, Year of the Rooster

An online brief from Ross O’Donovan (@RubberNinja) on Twitter, deadline 27th of each month for possible Retweeting of work. Gives the work Twitter publicity as others follow and contribute. This first one with January 27th Deadline and the word ‘Rooster’. From the ‘Rooster’ word for this brief I wanted to work with 2017 as the... Continue Reading →

Moving Forward

First good news of the week was the fact my personal Business Cards were printed and delivered and they are even greater than I had hoped. They are greatly unique and show the many crafts and creations of my work throughout many different projects. I have also been working further on some of my Production... Continue Reading →

A Long Time Away..

First of all I should apologize for the lack of updates the past year. I am still working on my degree in stop motion animation and puppet making at Staffordshire University. Just got my results back for the second year and I passed the year with a first. I am now on a summer break... Continue Reading →

09.02.15 – 15.02.15

Sculpture for Animation – This week I attached my sculpture wire frame to the wood block bottom and began sculpting my character's basic body on the wire. The character design task of this week was based around the theme of 'Urban Princess'. I tried to look into different ways in which this phrase could be... Continue Reading →

Week Three

Sculpture for Animation – We started class with an idea of picking out a series of words printed on slips of paper from a box and drawing these as two characters with these attributes. I got 'depressed, sick, young' and 'manic, healthy, old' two very contrasting styles and I believe I showed them well within... Continue Reading →

A Week of Workshops..

Sculpture for Animation – This week has been one of a personal study time in sculpture for animation and so I began working steadily on my ‘1960’s Cuban Skateboarding Boy’ sculpture. Stop Motion Pipeline – Throughout the week we have been learning about the different workshops and methods of making we can use throughout this degree in a... Continue Reading →

Starting into New Projects..

Sculpture for Animation - To get our first sculpture rolling this lesson we picked out a subject matter from a box to make random selection. Mine was found to be '1960's Cuban Skateboarding Boy' and so I began my research for character design by looking into 1960's skateboarding kids and found a great website full... Continue Reading →

Semester Two Begins..

Planning on update my blog more often from now on, New Year and all, must start with good habits.. 19.01.15 Lessons at university have started up again and I the course has now turned to my focus: stop motion animation and puppet making. This has begun with lectures on character design which I found rather... Continue Reading →

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