Saturday, 24 April 2010

Day 36: Gathering for Showreel

I decided on getting work together for my showreel. I'm not sure if my work is good enough for a showreel. I've been looking at a few and some are just amazing.

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Day 32: Formative Assessment

I felt fairly confident about our work as a group. We had gotten to the stage where I was editing the whole thing together but of course the formative wasn't about the how far our broadcast pieces was coming along. It was about how far our blogs are coming along. It being the most important. I noticed I had made little or no reference towards my Showreel. I need to get on top of that. Jared knew how self critical of myself I could be and filled my out my Formative sheet for me. Apparently I'm doing 'good', but good just isn't good enough.

Friday, 9 April 2010

Day 16 - 18: "Doomsday is around the corner..."

We didn't get as much work done as I'd expected due to lectures, E & E and Contextual Studies. However the highlight of this week is mostly definitely our voice over, performed by fellow classmate Tom Ritchie. He did an excellent job on the voice over and has a real talent for voice acting. I looked at my watch this morning and noticed the date said 9th which made me come to the realisation that we only have 13 days left to hand this in to Rave Live. Doomsday is around the corner and I'd totally forgotten. We decided to start animating...

P.S. I can't upload audio on blogger, so you'll wait till the animation is done.

Production: But That's Not All

I sent these piece to my teammate via Facebook and I asked the to choose out the three what colour scheme would work. My idea was to make give it a "glamourous" look. I wanted to use special colours...
Colours with meaning like Purple and violet are considered to be royalty colours. I also used gold for the font. But it was a bit too strong.
So I watered it down a bit and this is what my group chose.

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Day 15: Showreels

Didn't get much work done on the Advert animation. Our tutor had a lesson planned for us today. We had to look for good showreels via the internet in groups of two and then say 3 good things and one bad thing about the showreel. We did that from 10:30 until lunch time then after lunch he showed us examples of work that would not be presentable in a showreel.

Today, I noticed that it's easy for riggers, animators, modelers, UV mappers to make cool showreels but what if you're just a 2D storyboard artist. What do I show? Pictures on each frame?

Monday, 5 April 2010

Day 11 - 14: The Animatic

Easter Weekend. So no college till tuesday. I've been working on the animatic for our 30 second animation. I used the storyboard drawn by Michelle & Emma to construct our very rough animatic. I cropped out each panel and made that a new file. I ended up with 28 frames. Which I thought was good because each storyboard frame could represent one second of animation. And give us 2 seconds to spare for whatever wanted. Oh, how wrong I was.

While editing, I've realised that we may need more time. No more than ten seconds though. The file is too big to upload on Blogger but I'll find a way to shrink it's MB.


I managed to upload it to youtube and embed it.