Monthly Archives: September 2014

Animation III: Walk Cycle

The second exercise assigned in Animation III was a basic walk cycle. I shot my own reference footage. Original submission: Critique revealed many issues with this first take. The list includes an apparent broken spine (courtesy of over-rotation on one … Continue reading

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Animation III: Bouncing Ball

The first exercise I was asked to complete in Animation III was a 3D take on the classic bouncing ball. As per protocol, I shot my own reference footage for one of the balls and selected reference footage from the … Continue reading

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Animation III gesture drawings – week 5: sitting

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Animation III gesture drawings – week 4: stretching

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Senior Thesis: Progress Journal 4

There’s going to be a freakout scene. I’m enamored with the styles of animators like Anthony F. Scheppard and I love the feeling of freely breaking forms and reconstituting them at will. I’m still looking for the right conditions which … Continue reading

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Animation III gesture drawing – week 3: running

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Senior Thesis: Process Journal 3

    It seems that, in order to perform as I hope, my character will need a face. I decided to create a face in a similar fashion to the character’s overall design, using simple shapes that would be easy … Continue reading

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