Tag Archives for Orpheus Film Project

To Go For a Walk

Since I started animating last week, I animated 1081 frames. – So I already have approx. one-tenth of my Orpheus film finished right now. During my last shooting session I did a really crappy walk cycle, and I really wanted … Continue reading

01. August 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: Finally Animating!

Is it really Wednesday already? I got so used to update my blog on Mondays, that it just feels wrong to write a post tonight. On the one hand. On the other I finally have exciting news to share: I … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by Jessica
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On Panning, Again

It’s the last weeks before the summer holidays, and there are so many things that want to be finished this week. I have less time to work on my Orpheus film, and this annoys me pretty much. I really want … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by Jessica
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How To Build a Highly Professional Panning Device for Stop Frame Animation

Film still from the Underworld. Often I have a certain idea for an animation, but I don’t think too much how it could be done at first. It was the same with some of the scenes for my Orpheus film … Continue reading

11. July 2011 by Jessica
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15.000 Frames To Go

Today I tested varying light and camera setups for my Orpheus film project. I learned that I still need some spots, and that I have to buy a few more different light bulbs to achieve certain moods. I think I … Continue reading

27. June 2011 by Jessica
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Charon: The Puppet is Done!

Due to a screen printing workshop that I attended on Monday, I didn’t get much done on my beloved Studio Monday. So I caught up yesterday and today with making (and finishing!) the Charon puppet for my Orpheus film project: … Continue reading

23. June 2011 by Jessica
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Charon: Plasticine Model

Getting up early every morning and working on my not-yet-paid projects really pushes them forward. Today I finished the plasticine model of Charon, the second also-non-silhouette character for my film: See my flicker photostream for a larger version of this … Continue reading

16. June 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: The Pupppet, Finally

What a week. There were so many other things to do that it was rather difficult to find time slots for working on the Orpheus puppet for my current film project. And whenever I’ve found the time, something just screwed … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by Jessica
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Motivation vs. Discipline

During the last week I worked on the mold for the Orpheus puppet, but when I triedd to open the mold, it broke. I had to remake it completely. In order not to bore you with picture very similar to … Continue reading

06. June 2011 by Jessica
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Puppet Making: Orpheus & Charon

  steadily the work evolves and grows the artist is(n’t) amazed – progress.     While it was quite hot outside, I hid in my chilled basement studio to work on the puppets for my Orpheus film project. I finished … Continue reading

30. May 2011 by Jessica
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