2D Animation

I decided to pick up some last minute freelance to help pay for some upcoming trips I'll be taking in the coming months. And I should have known better haha. But so far it has been fun, and I need reevaluate on how I can execute all the work needing to be finished.

I have just finished roughing out 36 seconds of animation in 6 days, working part-time. Now, I need to cleanup & finalize the characters in Illustrator and import them over into Flash to polish.

Then I can move onto the next commercial. This work is a lot more than I intended it to be, for the next commercial I will keep a big sign hanging overhead that reads "MOVING ILLUSTRATIONS ONLY" instead of animating things out. Because the turn around time for 30 seconds is so freaking tight it's not worth killing myself over this.

I will post some w.i.p. when allowed! And hopefully I will get out and enjoy the sun sometime today!!



Olympus Pen uses stop motion to tell a story.

This is a really well executed commercial / short film. I love the progression and the music used in this film.

Also here are some tidbits from the creators.

“This is the PEN Story in stop motion. We shot 60.000 pictures, developed 9.600 prints and shot over 1.800 pictures again. No post production! Thanks to all the stop motion artists who inspired us. We hope you enjoy

Some of the comments we have read here suggest that we should mention the creator of “A wolf loves pork”, Mr Taijin Takeuchi.
While we were looking for a way to realise a story describing “a journey through time” based on printed images, we were inspired by Mr Takeuchi’s brilliant work. For this reason we intentionally quoted his work in our little movie while showing full respect to his original idea. We didnt mention his name because we did not want to do so without his prior agreement.
However after considering some of the comments posted here we have decided to add credits to him and his work, which we obviously absolutely love.”


more doodles

another random doodle using the odosketch site. just wish i had a bit more control on a few things or the colors. Seems to be stubborn with the tiny pencils.

some random food for thought:
The only way to retain love is to give it away, and the only way love grows is by giving. And if we deny love given, and refuse because we are afraid of being vulnerable then we live an empty life suffering much greater.

-now I must get back to work :P