• Derp the Alien

    By / December 19, 2016 / All Posts, Animation

    Unity is not an intuitive program. I kind of love it but without the guidance of reference videos, I would still be lost making basic shapes. For this project I started with a character before I knew what he would do. I (somehow) came to Derp the Alien, a conehead inspired alien with an overbite…. [read more]

  • Betelgeuse

    By / November 29, 2016 / All Posts, Animation

  • Getting Going

    By / November 24, 2016 / All Posts, Animation

    There’s a slippery slope in starting an animation: so much of work comes from the actual keyframes and the fine adjusting of motion in After Effects, but maybe even the bulk of the work comes from preparing the materials and resources needed for making a convincing scene. (In retrospect, starting both at the same time… [read more]

  • Character and storyboard

    By / November 24, 2016 / All Posts, Animation

    After seeing the in class examples of what After Effects could do, I was really excited to use it. In the past several years, I’ve worked in production as a PA, and it was otherwise my dad’s and brother’s career. So I know how much goes into it and exactly how¬†awful it is. 13 hour… [read more]

  • Locker Time

    By / November 3, 2016 / All Posts, Animation

    Our group was on the same page from the very beginning. In our initial brainstorming sessions, we agreed on a general mood and direction we wanted the stop animation short to go in. Out of the examples in class we gravitated more towards the wine cork narration, taking from it a general light hearted and… [read more]

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