Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Tutoring w/ Stephen Gregory week 4

So this weeks session had to be postponed til the next, but here is where I currently am; implemented Stephen's changes, still polishing body mechanics, and have yet to move onto facial. It's not there yet, but I feel like its starting to come together. I'm spending alot of time actually slowing down a lot of parts, so its starting to get much longer than its initial 200 frame intention. But I really feel like this doesnt work unless I allocate the right amount of frames to keep things still.

**Update: I polished mechanics alot more and made passes at facial animation. Still have to iron out a lot of arcs.

So I was talking about James Baxter last week. If you wanna to see some beautiful 2D animation of the highest quality (and get in touch w/ your inner princess) check out Enchanted! Baxter's studio did the 2D animation and it is some seriously amazing stuff! The look was real Art-Noveau, Alphonse Mucha inspired, which worked really well. As usual, I made Cheryl stay after w/ me to watch the end credits and see who the animators were and it was just this superstar list of 2D guys like Andreas Deja, Mark Henn, Rune Bennicke, Jakob Jensen and more. It was great to see that caliber of traditional animation of the big screen again!

**Update: James Baxter Animation posted their Enchanted Reel online. Check it out Hurry!

12 comments:

Sugartastic_D_Slim said...

Dude, those notes were amazing! He is a freaking rock star!

This is looking really good. Great eyes on that first part. They communicate a lot of character.

keep it up!

Bobby Pontillas said...

Hey Dennis!

yeah man, those sessions are jam packed with great information. I'd spend the whole time just taking down notes but I feel like I should make eye contact once in a while.

I hope you can get into the next session!

Lindsay said...

Your animation is starting to look great! Just be careful of her final eye pose... its looking a little wonky. :) I'm so happy you got in with Stephen, he's a friend and pretty much awesome!

martin wittig said...

This is looking really nice!:)

Bobby Pontillas said...

Lindsay- Thanks for takin a look, I agree w/ you about the eye pose so I tweaked it a bit. And yes, hes pretty awesome. He's really set his sights high for what he feels like is great, sophisticated animation. Its great to be able to tap into that.

Martin- Thanks alot man I appreciate it! I love your work.

Jason Newkirk said...

this is awesome man. It's great you are getting to do this, your work is improving by leaps and bounds. I need this... :D hah

Keep the updates a coming, they are great to read.

Kristian Antonelli said...

i really love this.. it has great acting. his realisation that shes clocked him is fabulous.

Dan said...

Thanks Bobby,

Yeah I am playin a lil catch up with the posting...but it's great to see others work too.

Later pal

oakleyses said...

michael kors handbags, cheap oakley sunglasses, polo ralph lauren, tiffany and co jewelry, longchamp handbags, louis vuitton outlet online, michael kors outlet online, michael kors outlet online sale, nike outlet, nike air max, louis vuitton handbags, burberry outlet online, true religion outlet, ray ban sunglasses, oakley sunglasses, tiffany jewelry, gucci handbags, michael kors outlet online, michael kors outlet store, louis vuitton outlet, louis vuitton, red bottom shoes, coach outlet, ray ban outlet, tory burch outlet online, polo ralph lauren outlet, christian louboutin outlet, longchamp outlet online, coach purses, prada outlet, louis vuitton outlet, coach outlet, kate spade outlet online, christian louboutin shoes, michael kors outlet, burberry outlet online, oakley vault, true religion, prada handbags, longchamp outlet, chanel handbags, christian louboutin, jordan shoes, nike free, kate spade outlet, coach outlet store online, nike air max

oakleyses said...

sac michael kors, longchamp pas cher, sac louis vuitton, hollister, michael kors uk, true religion outlet, air jordan, north face pas cher, ray ban uk, louis vuitton uk, timberland, barbour, new balance pas cher, north face, louis vuitton, abercrombie and fitch, mulberry uk, ralph lauren pas cher, air max, converse pas cher, nike free, ray ban pas cher, louis vuitton pas cher, nike roshe run, hermes pas cher, nike air max, burberry pas cher, scarpe hogan, nike roshe, nike air max, nike free pas cher, vans pas cher, lululemon outlet online, tn pas cher, lacoste pas cher, air max pas cher, nike blazer pas cher, michael kors canada, guess pas cher, hollister, longchamp, ralph lauren, chaussure louboutin, true religion jeans, nike air force, oakley pas cher, sac vanessa bruno

oakleyses said...

p90x workout, longchamp, birkin bag, chi flat iron, instyler ionic styler, ugg, reebok shoes, uggs on sale, canada goose, ferragamo shoes, lululemon outlet, ugg boots, vans outlet, nfl jerseys, valentino shoes, hollister, nike roshe, asics shoes, canada goose outlet, wedding dresses, canada goose outlet, giuseppe zanotti, mcm handbags, jimmy choo shoes, mac cosmetics, nike huarache, babyliss, canada goose outlet, beats headphones, replica watches, north face jackets, ugg boots clearance, ghd, insanity workout, bottega veneta, marc jacobs outlet, soccer shoes, abercrombie and fitch, herve leger, celine handbags, uggs outlet, ugg outlet, nike trainers, soccer jerseys, new balance outlet, ugg outlet, north face jackets, mont blanc pens, ugg soldes

oakleyses said...

swarovski uk, thomas sabo uk, louboutin, supra shoes, baseball bats, air max, hollister canada, pandora jewelry, moncler, timberland shoes, louis vuitton canada, coach outlet, moncler, oakley, juicy couture outlet, juicy couture outlet, canada goose, ray ban, canada goose pas cher, links of london uk, parajumpers outlet, pandora charms, montre femme, gucci, ralph lauren, hollister, vans, swarovski jewelry, moncler outlet, hollister clothing, uggs canada, converse, moncler, converse shoes, toms outlet, moncler, karen millen, moncler outlet, replica watches, canada goose, pandora uk, moncler, wedding dress, lancel, iphone 6 case, ugg, nike air max, canada goose