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Archive for February, 2010

Class 2 – Psy of body mechanics – Week 8 – Blocking

Sun ,28/02/2010

Here is the final version of blocking that I submitted
Waiting for the crit now so I can finalise the poses before moving on to fine tuning the timing

Class 2 – Psy of body mechanics – Week 7 – Polishing Final

Mon ,22/02/2010

Here is the final version of the PickList 2 animation
I have had a couple of crits since and I am planning to do a last revision on this shot for the end of week 8

I also started working on the PickList 3 animation. I chose to do a character standing up from a sitting position without using his arms

I did some video referencing and the planning including the thumbnails of the key poses as you can see below. I have also created an animatic from my thumbnails to work out if my timing looked ok.

Week 7 - frame 1 to 89

Week 7 - frame 1 to 89

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Week 4 - frame 95 to 152

Week 4 - frame 95 to 152

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Class 2 – Psy of body mechanics – Week 6 – Refining

Mon ,15/02/2010

After a pretty tough week on this stage, I have finally submitted my first refining pass, with only minutes to spare before the deadline

I think there are still lots of issues with the timing and spacing

I have also just received my mentor’s crit and there are a few issues to resolve

Class 2 – Psy of body mechanics – Week 5 – Blocking

Sun ,07/02/2010

I just submitted my blocking pass of the PickList 2 animation. I’m hoping to get a crit early so I can finalise the blocking soon before moving on to splining