One of my favourite concept artists is Dominique R. Louis who was the development art director on Pixar’s film Ratatouille. Louis joined Pixar in 1998 where he served as an art director on Monsters inc. He also did visual development work for Finding Nemo and up. Before working at Pixar, he also worked as a […]
One of my favourite animated shorts is the Pixar short ‘La Luna’. La Luna was directed and written by Enrico Casarosa, it was produced in 2011. The short follows the story of a young boy called Bambino who goes on a midnight boat trip with his father Papa and grandfather Nonno.
After they anchor in […]
My favourite job so far has been learning to texture and colour my objects. I haven’t used substance painter before, yet Brogan taught me the process of how to apply colour and add texture to an object. I have really enjoyed the process of not only learning new software, but to see my objects come […]
A great little job I enjoyed doing this week was creating digital paintings to go onto the canvas in walls in the set of our ENO animation. The paintings were to go alongside Marcello, who is an artist in the opera. Each painting had to be related to what was happening in the opera and […]
The first three weeks of the ENO group project have been pretty hectic- in a good way! I was very pleased that I was chosen to work in the 3D group under the direction of Yi. I thought his pitch to ENO in the first week was great, his narrative was clear and his characters […]
For the ENO pitch, I designed a few concept sketches and some character designs. If the idea gets chosen, I would like to complete the animation in 3D. Initially, I imagined it to be more suited as a 2D film, however over the summer I have been more drawn towards progressing my skills in 3D.
Our first brief for second year is in collaboration with the English National Opera. For the brief we get to choose between three operas and pitch an idea across to ENO. Our brief is to create a short fiction animation in response to our chosen opera. Considering the role of music as part of the […]
Hey Blog, it’s me again!
The summer has flown by and it’s getting close to the start of year 2, so I thought I would give you a little update on what I have been up to…
I have enjoyed the freedom of not having deadlines and finally being able to spend some time doing […]
I have finally completed and submitted my film for the Children’s Society. The last few weeks have been a manic rush to try and get everything finished in time. Considering it is my first short animation, I am very happy with the standard of it. I am pleased that I concentrated mainly on the character […]