Overview So, for the first week of the animation 3D course, I was given the task to model a custom snowman in blender and also to give him a small animation of him bending from side to side. Following the step-by-step videos made this task pretty easy to execute, even though I had never used…Continue Reading Week 1, Animate Frosty
Preproduction Blogs #1 (Team building + Concept generation)
For the very first week of preproduction we arranged ourselves into groups of five people which we wanted to work with. In these groups we generated a few ideas to suit the prompts we were given…Continue Reading Preproduction Blogs #1 (Team building + Concept generation)
1000 words reflection (WoA)
For my World of Animation presentation the animated short my group were given to analyse was “The Pink Sword of Bibu”. When we were given the names of who would be in our group, we created a group chat on discord with each of our members so that we could discuss our work and how…Continue Reading 1000 words reflection (WoA)
200 Words Reflection on Dez
When I first was handed the assignment I wasn’t sure how I would manage as creating a new character model from scratch seemed like a very daunting task to fulfill. At first I was considering doing a kind and overall caring kitsune character which appeared mythical and full of mystery that was just ready to…Continue Reading 200 Words Reflection on Dez
Weeks 8-12, making Dez in blender
Overview On week 8 I began adding the building blocks for Dez, at first not really sure how I would get the teardrop shape of his body along with the unique shape of his head and what else although when on YouTube one of the days I came across a youtuber that models anthropomorphic…Continue Reading Weeks 8-12, making Dez in blender
Personal Work Gallery
This is purely to document all of the Work I do that isn’t made specifically for the animation course but is made taking into consent the things I have learned from the lectures. Achilles + Phantom | Maybe if I fall in love with anxiety This is an animatic I did of my…Continue Reading Personal Work Gallery
Animation Studio 500 Word Essay
For the first semester of my animation module I had quite the journey of ups and downs. Things that I would consider to be highlights of the semester would definitely be my character designing skills have improved drastically from before I started the course. When we were working on designing characters for our animation, I…Continue Reading Animation Studio 500 Word Essay
Week 10, what are we doing? oh yes, secondary actions
Overview On week 10 of the animation studio module we were taught about secondary actions which is an action which takes place during the main action but follows through after the main action is finished. We practiced creating secondary actions on the flour sack file our lecturer supplied for us then creating a hairstyle for…Continue Reading Week 10, what are we doing? oh yes, secondary actions
Week 9, Animatic? yes please, I’ll have one of those.
Overview For week 9 of the animation Studio module we were taught how to turn our storyboards into animatics. We were told about how the timing of frames can be used to make a once quick and simple action into a more fluid and overall better animation. For the work to work on over…Continue Reading Week 9, Animatic? yes please, I’ll have one of those.
Week 8, Flour sacks’o’plenty!
Overview For week 8 of the animation studio module we looked at the concept of using anticipation poses in animating before as well as having reaction poses which follow an action after it has been animated. As the activity to give us experience with animating this sort of flow of an action our lecturer got…Continue Reading Week 8, Flour sacks’o’plenty!
Week 7, Krita can animate?
Overview For week 7 of the animation studio we started to dive into Krita and animating in the software Krita. Our lecturer went over the controls of how to work the software and where all the tools were located before showing us how animating frame by frame can seem more fluid and how animating…Continue Reading Week 7, Krita can animate?