Tag Archives for Concept

Cut-out Animation and Setup Test

So I’m an artist again. A full time artist who teaches what she loves to do. That feels much better. School’s out since I had my last day on Tuesday, and I feel so unbelievably relieved that I’m not a … Continue reading

15. February 2011 by Jessica
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Wanna Meet at the Progress Bar?

This one is about motivation. If you’re an artist or work as an independent filmmaker, you have to constantly motivate yourself as long as you ever want to finish your projects. The less outside pressure you have (say, other people’s … Continue reading

26. May 2010 by Jessica
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Orpheus: Charakter (Re)Design

Today I finished the very next to last character (re)design. It’s Orpheus, the main character of my film (finally!): Orpheus: character design 2010 Orpheus: silhouette character design The re-design was necessary due to my decision for a paper look and … Continue reading

03. May 2010 by Jessica
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Eureka: Finally First Furniture

It’s almost two weeks ago since I last posted about my film’s progress. Since then, I not only ordered new materials to continue the puppet making process finally, I also had another breakthrough in the design concept of the world … Continue reading

02. March 2010 by Jessica
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Eurydice Character Design

Today I finished the concept design of my Eurydice character. She’s just a minor one, but she’ll have to walk in two directions though. Minor character is a very unprecise description, since Eurydice somewhat like a MacGuffin: she’s the reason … Continue reading

17. February 2010 by Jessica
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Hermes Character Design

Today was a succesful day, at least so far. I’d given the Hermes charakter design several tries before, but I still wasn’t satisfied with the results yet. I decided to go back to the very beginning of his character development, … Continue reading

21. January 2010 by Jessica
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Progress, steadily

It’s been three weeks now since I’ve started working on the Orpheus project continously again. I got stuck during the puppet making process and did some research instead to find visual references for the backdrops and for some of the … Continue reading

18. January 2010 by Jessica
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Going West

This doesn’t happen often, but yet I am left speechless after watching Going West, a beautiful short film illustrating the hidden worlds in a book by employing papercraft and stop-motion animation. It was designed and brought to life by Line … Continue reading

25. November 2009 by Jessica
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COMBO

Remember William Ketridge? I wrote an article about him and his work a few months ago. Today Nils again recommended another videoto me I’d like to share with you because in general it follows the same idea of showing the … Continue reading

06. October 2009 by Jessica
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Character Design: Charon

Since I decided to work with paper puppets again, processes had speeded up a bit, and they also had been much more focussed so far. During the last weekend I worked on the Charon puppet design. Charon is a former … Continue reading

22. September 2009 by Jessica
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