Final Major Project Film ‘Colour’

Overall my final film has turned out great, it is just as I had imagined it to be as a final product when going through the stages to create it. It also shows a great challenge successfully completed as I pushed myself to make a larger film than I would have originally thought and with... Continue Reading →

Maquettes

The Maquettes were an important stage of my pre-production as they were the first initial way of seeing if my designs and plans work as real life 3D objects, therefore highly important to check scale errors that may have occurred.    Firstly I worked on the puppets, Crafting out basic wire frames to size and... 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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