Monday, 26 March 2012

Just A Tad Of Experimentation ... MAYA!!!

This is what I did instead of my animator profiles .... oooopss!! Don't worry Phil the profiles will be here soon.

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Character Inspiration

Thinking in terms of 'pugnaciousness' and comeuppance this is how I want my 2D animation to feel like. The way the audience is left feeling pleased and amused with the 'little birds' getting what they deserve is brilliant!

Maya: Rigging - Biped Rigging Part 3: Arms

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Maya: Rigging - Rigging 1: Leg Piston

Influence Map

AHHHH!!!! Still can't believe I have not come up with a design I'm contempt with for my pugnacious teapot! Back to the influence maps! The selection I have researched below will hopefully give me that final push, influence to create a design that's good enough for the final animation - wish me luck!!

I felt this Teapot in particular was simple, yet the shape had character - so I'm aiming to work off this design. At the moment I'm thinking of a posh, little, pugnacious teapot with a lid that looks like a top hat?!!? - I don't know maybe 'posh' and 'pugnacious' shouldn't be teamed together.

Origami Animation "2DTeapot" 
The Animation below I felt was simple and effective - delightful!

Life Drawing - Expressions

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

2D Animation Classwork and Gestures

After Meg’s workshop on Friday we were told to continue experimenting with our gesture poses. I created mine with a mix of media, pen and watercolour. I think this works well as it flows and is bold. I actually found drawing these poses fun and free, as usually I like to have things presented in a certain way, so it was nice letting go! These are the works I created, including Friday’s sketch session.