So I've begun my summer internship at Soup2Nuts, doing character design and animation. I had only applied for an animation internship, but they felt that I had some strengths in design I guess and put me to work under both departments. My first task is to design and build a character based on myself in the style of WordGirl, which is the studio's main project. After that, I'll add the character in a scene in an upcoming episode of WordGirl as an extra. I've finished the character (and actually, this isn't the final version here, but rather the penultimate version), and have begun animating.
So far it's been a blast working there. Everyone is so nice and... eccentric. Not to mention they've got an industrial sized coffee maker that I'll probably live at more and more as I get more and more comfortable there. Everyone's been really eager to help and are always thinking up little tricks and tips they can show me. Though at the end of each day I've been completely wiped due to the mass of information I've been given and struggling to retain. I'd better get comfortable with getting up and getting coffee soon.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
So the plan used to be to finish up two character sheets tonight before going to bed... but since I'm exhausted and I've got to leave for a math final at 6:30... I'm just gonna leave it at one and hope for a productive miracle tomorrow.
This may be the parental-figure-type character in my senior project, based *very* loosely on my own mother's appearance, and her personality more closely. Happy Mother's Day!
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Yeah, so clearly I'm on a roll with the posts: learning the art of blogging and whatnot while I finally digitize some of my work in preparation for final crits. I'm trying to hide the fact that it has been a comparatively unproductive year, for many reasons. Wish me luck, eh?