Friday, 14 December 2012

Layouts - Assignments 03/04

Well, parts of assignments 03 and 04.  Halves of them.

I created a new station (西山本駅), stop number 32 on the non-existant 勇気線 of the Tokyo Metro  system.  It was somewhat inspired by the misadventures of myself and my friend Sarah, when we were riding train on the Keisei line and suddenly it became some other train on some other line and we ended up being who knows where... at least we got back. 

Monday, 10 December 2012

Storyboarding Leica Reel - Class prompt

From class prompt "It's Coming"

The duckie made me do it...

Maya Animations 3 & 4

I see the end of the semester liiiiiight

Neither of these rigs are mine, they were done up by our school technical staff!

Assignment 3 - Dog walk

Assignment 4 - Something about stairs and and a chair and this dude being part of those two objects

A accurate reflection on how I've felt some days :D

Monday, 19 November 2012

Painting Assignment 2

Second painting assignment - interior study

Watercolour + Copic Multiliner + Gauche (to fix some oopses)

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Second Year Animations

Well hello there, blog thing. I've been either too busy or too sick to update you... lets remedy this with some animations!

Weight, Lift, and Toss (Assignment 2)

Wave, Boat, and Sack (Assignment 1)

Oh, and my first Maya animation :D

My second Maya assignment was a walk cycle, but when I tidy it up so it looks close enough to how I want it to look, then I'll post it

Stay fun, internets!

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Year 1 Demo Reel

It's a little late to be catching up on this, but better late than never!

The Sheridan Year 1 Demo Reel :D


Sunday, 8 April 2012

Layout - Diagonal Pan

Last assignment in Layout - Diagonal Pan :)

This was fun :3

And the crappy animated GIF for shits and giggles :D shot in widescreen because I'm putting it in my demo reel on Thursday :P (reel is WS) and with extra tree overlays for speedy fun.

I've actually gone down a ski hill that way... first time I went down a blue run didn't go so well.

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Final Assignment Yr1 - Character Design Pack

:) My concierge penguin, Pendleton. I prefer his expressions sheet over his poses sheet.

First final assignment out of the way... feels pretty good!!

PaintTool Sai is my new friend :D

Monday, 26 March 2012

Whee Digital Painting

Our painting teacher let us paint digitally... I've never painted digitally before... like "painted". I colour and do line art digitally, painting is something else for me though. It turned out nicely ^^ I tried to see what would happen if I didn't use black lines anywhere.

Ohhh for many reasons I'm looking forward to the last painting assignment. Cel + BG = something I've always wanted to do! (says the former cel collector).

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Character Design - Timeline

For my character design class. Ella Ewe.

Animal characters are hard for me... I have a preference for human characters... but I like her!

And her mascot.

It's so cute and fluuuuuffy. The cashier at Shoppers told me she'd bought one for her son and he'd named it Bob. ROFL XD d'awww....

Animation - Head Rotation, Expression, and Lip Sync

Assignment #2 from animation this term. Gosalyn Mallard from Darkwing Duck!

I loved this show >.> still do *eyes the DVDs*

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Layout - Renders

Oh, art catchup time!

From the layout rendering assignment.

The Super Render

The Bizarro Render

And how I render :)

Drawn in Pencil, edited in CS5


Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Flash Animation - The Pink Umbrella

Hmmm... Flash and I are going to have to come to a mutual understanding so we can get along better.

My first Flash animation! New and uncharted territory.

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Painting - Master Copy

HAH, take that gouache.

Object of the assignment was to re-create a production background from a cartoon show. That made my inner child was very happy.

Once upon a time, when I was a young thing, I went to an animation art gallery in Kingsway Garden Mall (Edmonton, AB). The woman at the desk told me all about how to make an animation cel, and about the process of creating animation artwork (she had a Fred Flintstone cel bundle with her), plus backgrounds, etc. I took my new found knowledge, and all my money, stomped over to the stationary store across the street from my house, bought sheet protectors, watercolour and oil paints, the thinnest pen liner I could find, and WENT TO WORK stinking up my bedroom with oil paints for a good year. My favourite show at the time was Samurai Pizza Cats, so I sat in front of the TV and paused the VCR at all of my favourite scenes/images, and drew them all out, then tried to make cels and backgrounds and LOL *facepalm*

They were all pretty bad, but I got better!

This was my last one :) I was so happy with it I bought a frame for it LOL. Check out that hole punching!

Paint chipped on the cel :( sheet protector is so weak. I coloured the BG in watercolour on plain paper and for some reason I thought the woman had told me cel paint was like oil paint, so I painted that on the sheet protector (took eons to dry).


I still love Samurai Pizza Cats, and at some point in time in my life I picked up a few original production materials from the show. Painting task was to re-create it.

The original cel & hand painted BG - Polly, Francine, at the front counter of the restaurant.

The BG on it's own (I could pull it out from the cel bundle).

AND the replica! I put a lot of effort into that >____>. I also put in the counter and debris (my teacher's suggestion) to give the room volume.

I didn't notice at all on the original that there is a slight angle, I only caught it when I saw the scan, oh well!

Aaaand the mess. I sit at the back in painting class because I occupy two desks and two chairs somehow when I paint D:

Today, happy inner child is happy.

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Layout - Big vs. Small

Ooohh first layout assignment of the year... my robotic flying fugu that I jotted down in 30 seconds and then turned into more than 30 seconds... o.O;


Aaand the sequence!

Bed time... 6am wakeup call for life drawing D:

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Chara Design - In Sequence

This ain't no Coke commercial!

Character needed to enter, have a prop, struggle with prop, and come to a resolution.

Friday, 27 January 2012

Painting - Still Life

iPad typing on a coach bus is harder than one might think...

Still life assignment in painting - first assignment of yr1 term 1

Nana wanted to be a still life too...

Painting - textures

My textures painting assignment from last term :) done in gouache. I'm quite proud of this because gouache is a rather frustrating medium for me ><

My cat thought she was being supportive by getting in the way while I worked on it.

And it got on the wall :D

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Well fine

Look, I have a blogger.

All the cool kids are doing it...

Which is sad because I had my first blogger back in 2002/03 when it wasn't the cool place to be :P perserverance and Googlemoney helps it seems.

I'll post some artwork when I don't have to get up for 6am.