As a “gap” project for my portfolio, I’ve decided to start on new character designs for my future holiday special, “The Golden Pinecone”. Poppet Character sheet Grampy Character sheet
In my 2D animation class, we are exploring all kinds of techniques, and the master studies are great. Thanks to Lottie Reiniger and Terry Gilliam, last week’s unit was for cut out animation, but we cheated a little, using After Effects to edit them together. I wonder if Lottie would have even wanted technology that … Continue reading Cut out animation
https://www.youtube.com/embed/Tkwzn_8Qoh8 My final project for my Character Animation class is also Pallo's first real video! There's a lot going on, so watch it more than once! 😉
Having never been very consistent with online creative outlets, such as blogs and social media, I sincerely appreciate every "like" and "follow" that You gift me. I recently committed to a digital upgrade by investing in an iPad Pro and Procreate. So far, I'm enjoying exploration in Brushes - there are far too many! I … Continue reading Welcome, and thank you!
So, it's time to introduce Pallo, officially. Since I've been making little practice animations with her, I feel like it needs to happen to start building context. Pallo is a character I created, inspired by two little girls - twins - I used to take care of in my nanny days. We were together since … Continue reading Pallo
My father passed away on Tuesday. He had suffered a long time, so he is free of pain now. It is only fitting that our lesson in Animation class this week was Cycle Layers, learning how to add tears to our puppets. Here is Pallo, crying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxVoInot4ow Fortunately, I find solace in creating. I used … Continue reading Estoy Llorando – I am crying