Sunday, March 30, 2008

Spring Break Project

Well I'm officially a nerd...
Winter term ended Friday at noon and Spring term starts Monday, which equals 1 weekend for spring break... and I spend it animating :P
It's blizzarding outside anyways, so might as well :)

This still needs lots of revisions, but I made the whole thing on Saturday pretty much. I spent all day working on it Saturday (14 hrs) and then 1 hr today.
I could've saved myself a lot of time if I would've done thumbnail sketches first...bad me. I had it all really really clear in my head, except for the ending (which I animated 4 different ways!!!)
Anyways, it was just for a bit of practice and fun!
I textured Bishop on Friday (making him a robber) and I really wanted to animate him, so that's how it all got started.
Oh, and this is the first time I switched between FK and IK hands.
I definitely want to polish this one up :)

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Class 3 Dialog Assignment

Alright, here it is... :D
My most recent animation from Animation Mentor!
I can't believe class 3 is almost over. This term has gone by so quickly! I'm super excited for Advanced Acting and I can't wait to start the facial animation and lip sync on this one!

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Horton Hears a Who

So I went and saw Horton yesterday...and it was awesome!
It is definitely a must see!
Also, a TON of AMer's worked on it (both mentors and students) so it was super fun to see all of the familiar names in the credits!

Oh and Nick Bruno posted a reel with his work from Horton here...

ps- sorry my links aren't working :(

AM Newsletter! this post is a month late, but I almost forgot to mention that I made the AM newsletter last month! Super fun stuff!
I love AM!

Oh, and in the newsletter this month they have a free eBook of all of Shawn's Tips and Tricks! So if you haven't seen it you should definitely check it out!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

School Update!

So here's my latest assignment... (still in progress obviously :O)
I need to work on the spacing at 50-51 ish and I also need to polish the arc on the leg swing.
I can't wait to start the dialog, but I still have 2 1/2 weeks before class 4 starts, so hopefully I'll get this really polished up!

(shoot...I can't get blogger's video to work...?)

I realize that I haven't exactly kept this blog up to date on my school work...but I think that's because I usually post it here...
(and I can't get the video clips uploaded on this blog..or the link to link? :)

I guess I normally don't feel like posting it again after I've posted it I just thought I'd put a link up to where my school progress is really kept, in case anybody is interested! I dunno? :)
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