I started off the process looking at Saxon warriors. Inspired by some little metal figures I collected when I was younger, I realised they wore fairly primitive clothes and had some interesting simple props that could all be made fairly easily for stop motion. Further research showed that they could also be quite colourful with […]
Week 5: Shooting the first of 3 stop motion exercises was a lot of fun. It’s been a long time since I’ve really worked in stop motion and it’s magical to get back into. It’s rare for me to work with a format so free and tactile. The bouncing ball exercise was a good start […]
Week 5: Having my introduction to CG was very enlightening at the beginning of the week. It opened my eyes to a whole new way of animating and I’m very excited to get to grips with the finer details of Maya. I’ve been trying to work on some of my own basic sequences at home […]
Week 4: This week introduced us to the essay questions. I’m thinking of looking at the French stop motion film ‘Panique au Village’ for the visual storytelling question. Because I’ve never put any subtitles on, I’ve never known what the characters were saying but I never needed to because everything that was happening was explained […]
Week 1: After Mondays workshop introducing us to this new project I have started drawing more frequently and from primary observation, keeping in mind line of action to keep my work fluid. To be able to make my animated work better I first need to get my ability to draw people in motion up to […]
Here’s a quick glimpse into the sketchbook pages I kept for this project including some self portraits and other observations.
Character from Chomet’s 1997 debut film ‘The Old Lady and the Pigeons’ makes a brief appearance in the 2010 film ‘The Illusionist’.
5 Facts About ‘The Red Turtle’ Production
A wonderful moment where Chomet lets Taticheff meet monsieur Hulot in ‘The Illusionist’.