Category Archives: Time-Based

vimeo In this project I created the marionette of a character I’ve been developing for quite a while.  Her name is Melody and she is part of a humanoid alien species. I created her dress and legs out of wood and … Continue reading

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Animation Test

Im working with a feature in a program called fire alpaca that works like a digital light table. I was testing it to see if I could make a short gif with one of my own characters. The gif was … Continue reading

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Cat Marionette

vimeo My marionette relates structure and flow by the way the strings hold the cat. I used one lead for the entire cat so each action has an opposite reaction. I also spaced the segments of the arm and leg pieces … Continue reading

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Silhouette Drawings

One of the most basic ways to discover the advantage of proportion and negative space is through silhouette exercises. It allows you to capture the form of an object without worrying about the inner detail, while still resulting in a … Continue reading

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Phenakistoscope

  Within my animation I made use of squash and stretch. I used this principal in the black goo surrounding the rainbow oval. When the goo gets close to the spikes it stretches until it breaks. I used color to … Continue reading

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Stop Motion Animation

Vimeo Inanimate objects moving on their own seems like something out of a horror film. One’s clock slowly moves towards them as the hour approaches 12. It all seems like a bad dream, but in reality it’s stop motion animation. … Continue reading

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Abstract Animation

Abstract Video with music   Within my animation I incorporated two concepts of abstraction. These concepts are musical/rhythmic and Spiritual/Cognitive. Musical/Rhythmic abstraction is when the general flow of the animation matches a rhythm or beat in a music piece. Spiritual/Cognitive … Continue reading

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