Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Fun little animation test...

This was a test that I am working on. It's mainly just the keyframes with no inbetweens. But I loved the quote...I had to do it.

Friday, May 26, 2006

Animation Rotoscoping Test

This was an animation test where we filmed ourselves doing something and then rotoscoped the motion to see where we go wrong. It was eye opening. I jumped off the trampoline in my backyard. When you watch the original video, it looks totally normal. But watching the rotoscoped animation, which is spot on to the reference, it looks slow and too fluid...no snappiness. Looks like animation really is the "illusion of life", and not life exactly. If it were so, animation would be painfully stale.

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Painting Study

Here's just a study I did today for a painting that I am considering doing. It's amazing when you use a model how much you realize that what you DO draw from memory is SO wrong. It's a rough, but I'm pleased with how it came out.