Category Archives: Monkeys in the Attic

Specifications notes

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

Specifications notes

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

in preparation

Animation supplies arriving on Friday (in theory). Preparing my work space. I still don’t know how it ends.

in preparation

Animation supplies arriving on Friday (in theory). Preparing my work space. I still don’t know how it ends.

it’s all in the details

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,

it’s all in the details

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,

scene

Overhead shot. Woman climbs onto one side of a bed. Medium shot, side view. Nightstand in the foreground – a jewelry stand with two rings. Rake focus to woman lying in the bed. She turns from her back toward the

scene

Overhead shot. Woman climbs onto one side of a bed. Medium shot, side view. Nightstand in the foreground – a jewelry stand with two rings. Rake focus to woman lying in the bed. She turns from her back toward the

start with the end

I think it was Timmerman who advised me to figure out the ending and then work my way to it. I remember him waxing despondent about how we would go on and not remember him. I didn’t know he had

start with the end

I think it was Timmerman who advised me to figure out the ending and then work my way to it. I remember him waxing despondent about how we would go on and not remember him. I didn’t know he had

rag doll

One, two, three One, two, three Lurch One, two, three One, two, three Break One, two, three One, two, three Rise One, two, three One, two, three Fall Repeat, to the sound of an out of tune toy piano waltz.

rag doll

One, two, three One, two, three Lurch One, two, three One, two, three Break One, two, three One, two, three Rise One, two, three One, two, three Fall Repeat, to the sound of an out of tune toy piano waltz.

monkey progression

So I have been stuck with “Monkeys In the Attic”. I had a series of dialogs, but no end to the story. What if the monkey-voices are represented as loops? They might be literal broken records, skips, obsessively repeated motions.

monkey progression

So I have been stuck with “Monkeys In the Attic”. I had a series of dialogs, but no end to the story. What if the monkey-voices are represented as loops? They might be literal broken records, skips, obsessively repeated motions.

waltz

The melody plays. It calls. Without thinking, she does the dance. One-two-three One-two-three The same steps in the same order. It’s a loop. It’s a rut.

waltz

The melody plays. It calls. Without thinking, she does the dance. One-two-three One-two-three The same steps in the same order. It’s a loop. It’s a rut.

staying where you are is still a choice

…whether it be physical, mental, emotional or even the relative position in a relationship. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice in Wonderland “If I don’t like where I am, I could…I

staying where you are is still a choice

…whether it be physical, mental, emotional or even the relative position in a relationship. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice in Wonderland “If I don’t like where I am, I could…I

windows let light in

Lighting will make a big difference. Looks like I need a bunch of spots for the interior. T

windows let light in

Lighting will make a big difference. Looks like I need a bunch of spots for the interior. T