Monday, September 21, 2009

Random Drawings from my Sketchbook

These are some "rough" random drawings that I have done while taking a break from my animation or during my lunckbreaks at work. Most of the time I use color erase pencils when I sketch since they don't transfer the color over to the other page or smear. One of these sketches I did at the making of "9" event that Gnomon Workshop held a couple weeks back. Hopefully in the near future I will go back in and clean them up a little but I thought I would show you my rough drawings. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

"Ruff Animation" - 11 second club September Entry Animation Test - Main Key Poses

This is my new animation test that I am working on for the 11 second club animation contest that's held each month. This version is a very rough animation test, I just blocked in the main key poses as well as the facial movement. Any advice or tips to improve this will be most appreciated. Enjoy. (=0D)

Friday, September 11, 2009

An evening with Eric Goldberg

The Pencil Mileage club at the Cal State Fullerton is having a special evening with Eric Goldberg on September 18, 2009 at 6:30pm. Its a free event and open to everyone who is interested in coming out to see it. I am definitely going to this event for sure.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

"Ruff" Animation Test - 1st version - A jog with a jump or two

This is the same test that I did but I smooth the curves out in graph editor, so that it's not so choppy. There are still alot of things that I need work on this particular test.

"Ruff" Animation Test - 1st version - A jog with a jump or two

Here's a new mechanics test (or animation principles test) that I am working on. I never done a character jump test before in 3D so I figure its a good time now to learn how to do one. So I have decided to do a simple jogging character that jumps twice before continuing on with their jog. In this test, I have only done the key poses and some of the timing. Any comments or suggestions on improving this animation test is most welcome.

"Ruff" Animation Test - 3rd Version - A Slippery Run

Here's a more polished version of my slippery run. I still got to add several things to it before its finalize. I still got to add the poster that he looks at before slipping as well as show the ground moving to give a sense of the character running along. It's almost done, just a little bit to go still.