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Amoebas

For the last two weeks, I’ve been doing work experience at an animation studio. I know I don’t want to be an animator (too much minute adjusting of other people’s artwork!), but it’s been good to do anyway. I’d much prefer to design things, and then hand them over to some animating wonder, who would do a much better job than me. I made some minor contributions to an advert for Canadian tv (I’ll probably link it when it’s been on later in the year) and did costing for getting some promotional gifts made, but the most valuable thing has actually been just talking to people. Everyone is very friendly and helpful, and has insightful things to say.... Read More...

Siren song

I made a test animation for one of the puppets from my uni project. The movement's pretty rough, I'll refine it later (I also need to clean up the masking). I just wanted to see if it worked. I've been rereading James Joyce's Ulysses, and in the sirens section the barmaids are constantly described as "bronze gold", so I made my sirens bronze coloured. Might as well.... Read More...