Category Archives: Monkeys in the Attic
Calling it a night. Sometimes it’s good to walk away and just let it sit. It may be different in the morning. That’s kind of a life thing.
Rebuilt the base to allow easy access to the underside. Magnets are used to hold the armature. Here to scale…
First test. I’m using Imogen Heap’s “You Got It In You” as a placeholder. It fits the desired pacing and vibe. It has a slowly mounting pace. The environment is stills of the set. Lesson learned: If I want to
Animation test Lessons learned: I need to rebuild the base of the set so I have easy access to the entirety of the underside of the floor to place the magnets. 10 frames per second is too choppy. Oh, well.
Researching the creation of my puppet. I don’t know what will allow me the most expressiveness. I need to be able to manipulate eyebrows, the lower and upper eyelids, cheeks and mouth. She will not have very much dialog, perhaps
Animation supplies arriving on Friday (in theory). Preparing my work space. I still don’t know how it ends.
Saw Guardians of the Galaxy 2…pretty great. The quality of faces and hands (the animated and the real folks both) grab at feeling. I’d like to see stills of Groot. He doesn’t have eyebrows. I clearly got sadness, and awe,