Monday, 25 February 2013

Final (BA Hons) CG Arts & Animation Post

The collection of images below displays the visual storyboard (incomplete) that accompanies the Together We'll Succeed Final Script, portraying the series of events that occur in the story.

1. Storyboard (Part 01).

2. Storyboard (Part 02).

3. Storyboard (Part 03).

4. Storyboard (Part 04).

Although this is my final post of the course, I plan to develop my creative skill set during my spare-time through self-set projects, of which the resulting outcomes will be placed on my new blog, at:

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Influence Maps

The large collection of influence maps below demonstrate the inspiration for the designs of my characters, locations and props. The first three influence maps were created earlier in the project, but were not uploaded 'til a more recent date.

1. Influence Map - Trombone.

2. Influence Map - Inventor.

3. Influence Map - Beauty Parlour Interior.

The second series of influence maps, below, were created on 06/02/2013, after revising the initial story-line of the short animation.

4. Influence Map - Balcony.

5. Influence Map - Beautician.

6. Influence Map - Beauty Parlour Exterior.

7. Influence Map - Instruments.

8. Influence Map - Musician.

9. Influence Map - Garden.

Life Drawing - Session 12

The charcoal image below was created during a life drawing session, on 29th January 2013.

1. Charcoal Portrait of Woman Sitting on Chair.

From Script to Screen - Script - 5th Draft

From Script to Screen - Script - 4th Draft

Short Story - The Lost Fish

This short story was created during an Adobe Story tutorial session (2013).

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Maya Tutorial - Chain

1. Swinging Chain.
The video, above, was created on Monday 28th January 2013, during an Autodesk Maya tutorial session.

Maya Tutorial - Pendulum

1. Swinging Pendulum.
The video, above, was created on Monday 28th January 2013, during an Autodesk Maya tutorial session.

Maya Tutorial - Toadstool

1. Jumping Toadstool.
The video, above, was created on Monday 28th January 2013, during an Autodesk Maya tutorial session.

Maya Tutorial - Bouncing Ball

1. Camera Angle #1.

2. Camera Angle #2.
The pair of videos, above, where created on Monday 28th January 2013, during an Autodesk Maya tutorial session.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Like-for-Like Storyboards

The sets of images below are rough like-for-like storyboards of two 30 second scenes from two films. The first film sequence features in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, while the second features in Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie.

1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon DVD Cover.

2. Scene Break Down.

3. Like-for-like Storyboard.

4. Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie DVD Cover.

5. Scene Break Down.

6. Like-for-like Storyboard (Part One).

7. Like-for-like Storyboard (Part Two).

From Script to Screen - Initial Ideas

The images below are several pages from my notes journal detailing my initial thoughts and ideas surrounding the three words I received during the briefing presentation for the "From Script to Screen" project.

1. Mind-Map.

2. Story-line Ideas.

3. Story-line Idea (Incomplete).

4. Quick Thoughts and Random Doodles.

5. Story-line Idea (Part One).

6. Story-line Idea (Part Two).

7. Story-line Idea (Part Three).

8. Story-line Idea (Part Four).

The Cutting Edge Film Review - La Jetee

Sunday, 13 January 2013

Maya Tutorial - Old Alley - UV Mapping & Object Placement

The screenshots below demonstrate the UV mapping process, following an online tutorial.

1. Projection Map

2. UV Projection

3. UV Map Layout

4. Final UV Map Layout

5. Crate Projection Map

6. Final Crate Projection Maps

The screenshots below demonstrate the process of importing different objects into the scene, following the instructions on the UV mapping tutorial.

1. Lamp Placement

2. Crate Import

3. Crate Placement

4. Crate Modification

5. Final Object Placement

Animation Techniques - Gesture Poses 2

The images below are a series of gesture poses depicting different emotional stances and actions, created on Wednesday 9th January 2013.

1. Emotional Stances

2. Emotional Stance & Action Poses

3. Action Poses
The images above portrays several key stages of a person jumping.

4. Action Poses
The image above depicts the key frames of a person lifting a box from the ground.

Life Drawing - Session 11

The selection of images, below, were created during several life drawing exercises, on Tuesday 8th January 2013.

1. Gesture Poses

2. Close-Up

3. Upset Pose

4. Gesture Pose