Thursday, February 25, 2010

Stefan & Peeku Pencil Tests

Thought I'd share a few initial pencil tests of Stefan and Peeku with everyone.. Blogspot's been kind of wonky lately, so please be patient and persistent :-) I'm trying to wrap up the animation asap so I can get to the scanning, coloring and compositing.. And the sound (oh boy).. Needless to say, the coming 2 months will be intense...

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Sunday, February 7, 2010

What I'm Having Fun With..

I'm currently working on a 90 second short film which is due sometime this April.. I'm pleased with the story.. My cats and their odd intricacies were the inspiration behind it.. Here are the character designs of the talented Stefan and his equally talented cat, Peeku.. The final film will definitely be tighter in timing and cuts; I'm not thrilled with this rough animatic here...

Hope I finish it on time.. More importantly, hope it comes out the way I "see it".. BTW, for some reason, I haven't been able to decide on a title for my film.. Any suggestions are most welcome - and the chosen title will be credited :)
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Letter

Howard gave us a character animation assignment with a letter as the primary theme.. Here's a brief confrontation between a young George Orwell and 'Bingo'..