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Posted by Buzby, on 2009-10-20 10:28:26
2D set for stop-mo
I know this is 2D (ie drawings and design). It will be printed as it is with stuck on door handles. The animation will be stop-motion puppets. I just thought you may want a peek!
Posted by grecodan, on 2009-10-21 17:26:13
I love this kind of stuff combined with stop motion.
You might try dimensionalizing it just a wee bit more...maybe stack several layers of flat artwork one atop the other, so you end up with a series of flat planes at slightly different distances from the camera. Sort of like a multi-plane shot. For instance, the front of the fridge and cabinets could be on one plane, with the wall and window on another plane just behind. The distance between them could just be the difference between a single layer of foam core or something.
I can't wait to see what this looks like when you get your set all put together.
Posted by Nick H, on 2009-10-22 06:04:09
It's drawn square on to camera, instead of at an angle - is that the way you plan to do all the set drawings? I tend to prefer a 3/4 view to a front-on view with my sets, so the puppets also travel at an angle, not just across the screen in profile, but that's just my approach.
Posted by Buzby, on 2009-10-22 08:30:35
Thanks for the comments!
Here is a final mock up of the set - the PC desk will come out of the wall and there will be dining table in the middle and door handles!
Posted by ben whitehouse, on 2009-12-02 19:00:07
Looks cool. You could check out Trap door and paddington bear for some reference as they used a similar technique
Posted by Warhead, on 2009-12-03 14:12:41
I'm going to use a similar technique for my big short film, only drawn with pencil for a Graphic novel-like effect.