28.2.10

Got your acting pants on?

Here's my blocking for my next AM assignment, a Solo Dialogue piece:

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I love animating to Jack Nicholson, this line of dialogue is awesome :-D. It's great to be working on a piece that isn't swapping around with parent space/IK/Fk all over the place like all my previous assignments, polishing this baby should be much easier! (BTW - I don't condone polishing babies.).

Here's the vid ref I took, including the other takes/audio that I passed on:

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In other news, I'm back to work for a few months :-(. I've just moved down to Sydney to work for Animal Logic on a short contract! :-D. Should be fun, I really look forward to learning more about doing photo-realistic animation and getting into some bird flight mechanics! Woot! *Runs around room flapping arms*. So if my blog suffers a lapse in posts, you'll know it's because I'm very happily being whipped by Pharaoh guards contributing a few small bricks to a giant Pyramid of a feature film.

And here's a life changing quote:
"If you have fat friends, there are no see saws.... Only catapults."
-Dimitri Martin.

Hugs to all! (and a kick in the balls).
-Dan

11.2.10

There are ants in my underwear.

No, there aren't any ants in my lingerie, but I like the title ;-)

Well here's how that Pantomime assignment turned out:

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I've played around with adding a little bit to the ending, it's in stepped just because it's still kind of an experiment at this stage. Hopefully I'll get time to go back and refine that bit down the track! Starting dialogue this week so really starting to enjoy the blissfully hypnotic action of listening to the same bit of audio over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over... and over.

Just a bunch o sketches from my sketchbook from the last few weeks.

And here's a very cool link one of my classmates sent me, it's an awesome Spanish short film "The lady and the Reaper":

http://212.227.136.88/press/

-Dan