Tag: 3d

Nov 26

Repurposing architecture with animation ‘Illuminique’ at Westfield Mall SF

I have written in the past in my Motion Comic Magic posts where I talk about re-purposing artwork from comics and books into animation, but today’s post is about re-purposing architecture with animation using video/architectural mapping. Basically a high-tech technique in which video is seamlessly projected on unusual surfaces to wrap it in animation and …

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Feb 12

3d Animation Experiments

I have been playing with Blender 3D, the open source (i.e. FREE) software. I mostly have been playing with techniques that could be used with 2D animation or Motion Comics. So here we go… This was based on a tutorial I found where a 3d ground surface was made to roll like the waves and …

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Feb 13

Testing Blender+After Effects

I have always dabbled in animation, even doing a few semi-pro jobs in my youth. So I love how you can use technology to bring your art to life in new ways. This is a very rough test to create an elaborate multiplane shot for a friends trailer for his comic. The goal is to …

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Dec 15

Animated Cerebus 3D

From a 3d CGI fan-film based on Dave Sim’s comic character Cerebus. Find out more at www.cerebus3d.com. I admire any attempt to take something as graphic as comic art and bring it into three dimensions. To see more comic by artist/writer Dave Sim and images of his creation Cerebus. Check out these links. http://www.cerebustheaardvark.com/ • …

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Dec 23

Coraline Teaser video

The Draw! blog has a short clip of the upcoming stop motion animated film from the book by Neil Gaiman Coraline and is directed by Henry (Nightmear Before Christmas) Selick. The voices included Dekota Fanning, John Hodgman, and Teri Hatcher and will have music/songs from They Might Be Giants. Wow! The stop motion film is …

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