"Exposure sheets and X-sheets are the same thing. All it is, is a piece of paper, or several pieces of paper with the name of the production, the name of the shot, the name of the animator, and numbers of all the frames from 1 to however many are in…"
"Hello everyone! Im new here. trying to take in everything i can.
I have been playing around with the idea of making a cartoon for several years. I've been sitting on an initial script for roughly the same amount of time. After…"
"I start with a shot by shot outline, like:
1. Wide Shot Ext boarding house, night. Camera tracks in, moving left to right, to focus on 2nd floor window with light on.
2. Med shot Poe at desk, writing.
3. C/U hand, quill pen writing on paper.…"
"Storyboarding is different from analyzing audio and making X-sheets. Just to make sure we're on the same page- the storyboard is the visual representation of the film, shot by shot. It does not contain information about each frame of sound.…"
Thanks for this! I'm not going into so much detail by editing an animatic before I animate, but I am storyboarding with a sound script listing all the vowels! It seems like what I am doing works, but I will look up those books for…"
"great advice Nick! I've been watching your videos all week, lol.
You guys broke me down and I took a trip to the craft store today. I looked for doll eyes, but no dice. I bought some sculpey and plan to just make my own…"
"Hmmm, a high quality MP3 or .wav file would work. It's kind of funny, I used to really like films with mono tracks, but ever since learning to mix digital audio, I've liked it kind of panned out a bit. Easier to have a musical swell during…"
"Hi Pram Maven films! Thank you so much for your kind words! I can sort out a stereo version of Ruby for you, no probs. let me know what format you'd prefer. Floob is by a fictitious Martian rock band called The Ogees. I've got tons of…"
"All of this music is great! If I use anything for my latest film I will certainly give you credit! As well as much thanks and recommendations to someone looking for a good composer. I tend to use parts of tracks and not the whole thing, as it fits…"
"I think that's one of things that appeals to me most about stop-motion. You have so many options for what to use and how to execute something. You can take things that wouldn't normally go together, and frankenstein them (I use that quite…"
"I'm not a big fan of waiting for glue to dry, or things to harden so that's how these little workarounds came about. Especially when I was in a hurry and had a deadline for the animation assignment in Will Vinton's class. You would…"
Hi! I'm doing some paperwork about stop motion commercials and ads, and I have to put some examples. I already found some, but I decide to ask you too if you could put links of some which are your favourite maybe? There are many commercials which…Continue
Hi guys,I'm trying to create a scene which is mostly animation/movement rather than speaking. The way I've been doing my animation so far is by creating script similar to this one http://imgur.com/FvOUgN2 (from…Continue
Im currently designing characters for a new project. I have a design i really like but before going any further I need to figure out how Im going to cast the head with an open mouth.I understand the basics of mold making, but i cant figure out how…Continue
Hi allI'm still clearing out the music cupboard here at Squid Towers. I've whacked a couple of short tunes on soundcloud, and as I said in my previous post, they're free to a good home. I'd much rather they were used than sat on my hard drive…Continue