Slow, slow, stop motion

Sorry I haven't posted anything in the last few months. I've been somewhat taxed mentally, for various reasons. One of them is THIS little pain in my bum! This semester (and thankfully *only* this semester) I'm doing stop motion. To those unfamiliar, it's animation made by photographing physical objects, moving them a little, and moving … Continue reading Slow, slow, stop motion

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Here we are again 2

That took some time, but time is precious these days. Well, available mental energy. Homework depletes it pretty fast. Wednesday! Wednesday is a fun day. After the crushing weight of Tuesday, it's almost like a refreshing breeze. First is Script. We had Writing last year, but script is more purposeful. Less raw stuff of DRAMA, … Continue reading Here we are again 2

51 animation exercises (level 1)

The first year ended, but that doesn't mean I should stop learning, right? I looked for exercises in animation to do over summer break, and found quite the comprehensive list from AnimatorIsland: http://www.animatorisland.com/51-great-animation-exercises-to-master/ 51 animation exercises divided by level, from the classic bouncing ball to a character putting on pants. It looks interesting, it looks challenging, … Continue reading 51 animation exercises (level 1)

New classes

Most of the classes (6) remained the same as the first semester, but some (4) changed. So Sunday has one new class, replacing philosophy: Introduction to visual culture. From what I understand it's the discipline of looking purely on the visual aspect of art, separated from the historical and social and whatnot context. Just the … Continue reading New classes