Monday, July 4, 2011

Practice, Practice, Practice

To keep my fingers limber, every now and then I animate a short pencil test scene of action. For me, it's like a pianist doing finger exercises. Here's one of our studio's characters Hank the Spider Monkey sliding into the scene, spinning around into a "magic fingers" pose. I liked it enough to take it color.

I enjoy the more cartoony style of animation.

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                                                              copyright Grace Animation Studios, LLC

4 comments:

  1. Wow. You make it look so easy.

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  2. This is great...full of character and life!

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  3. Very nice! Do you animate on paper and scan them or do you draw directly on the computer using a Wacom tablet and animation software like TVPaint or similar?

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  4. I animate on paper, scan the drawings into Photoshop, then import each individually into Toon Boom Animate Pro.

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