Tails and Scales

For those of you who don’t know about MerMay it is this rather popular Art Challenge on Instagram with 168k posts in the past 13 days! It was started by Tom Bancroft a Disney Animator and Character Designer with different words for each day to prompt the artwork. 7 ◊ TranquilI've always loved that Riviera poster... Continue Reading →

RA 250th Summer Exhibition

For those of you who don't know about the RA (previously written about in Charles I: King and Collector post) or The Summer Exhibition it is an annual art exhibition comprised of pieces selected by a committee. But the unique point of this exhibition is that anyone can enter and so anyone could be placed... Continue Reading →

V&A Jewellery

This is a wonderful breathtaking Collection of Jewellery and one of the best sets of them all in one place that I have ever seen, which is why I have gone to see it several times before. This time I went with a friend of mine, who had never been before, Back in June on... 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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