Saturday, June 12, 2021

Checking Backgrounds - Sharp vs Slightly Blurred

Now we're just getting nit-picky....

Sharp:

(c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary


Slightly blurred:

                                           (c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary


 

Sunday, June 06, 2021

The Barber Speech - evolving

 A case study in Esperanto, so to speak -

Rough lip synch test:

(c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary


Test with colors and minor edits:

(c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary

And this version, ready for some post-production effects.  Frames created in Flash CS5:

(c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary

Then he turns INTO a cookie!  And becomes lunch?
                                          (c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary

And, finally, some rough linking, no SFX yet or intercutting done:
(c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary

So what does this have to do with stampeding unicorns?   It gives one pause.....


Thursday, June 03, 2021

Keaton Clip - San Diego, I Love You (1946)

A sweet moment with a relaxed - and smiling - Buster Keaton as a San Diego bus driver - for those who have family or friends stuck in a rut: