Although I finished my film two days ago, today I was finally able to add the subtitles into my 2nd version and complete the brief set by the Glasgow Women's Library. It feels great to have finally finished and there is also some level of relief that the deadline has finally come and that I will be able to move on from this project (which I enjoyed a lot) and go on to something new. I am very thankful for having worked on this project. I feel like it has helped me a lot with
After spending many days and hours working on the horse scene of my film and struggling with the realism of horse and Flora's movements, I have decided that I will make the horse static on screen rather than have a walk cycle for the horse. This is because there are many complex parts to horses and their leg structure meaning that I woud have to account for all of this on top of animation for Flora in the same scene and animating the backgrounds, foregounds and props. Below
Today, whilst animating one of my final scenes, I became fixated on correctly drawing Flora's classic general hat. It can be hard to imagine what certain items would look like in a 360 view and this is what I struggled with today. So I found some references online which helped me a lot and helped speed up the animating process as well.
As I drawing ever closer to the end of this project and the final edit of my film to close to be finished, I was experiementing with the idea of creating an animated intro card for Flora, before the film started. However, I am not even sure if it is necessary and as I have a lot left to do on the film, it may be a waste of my time. Saying that, I created a couple of concepts today. Here's a scan from my sketchbook: and here are some of supplementary designs from that page, Th
I am down to the final week of this project, with only two scenes left and the editing to do, however I think if I stay on track that I will be able to finish on time with a film I will be proud of. I am currently planning and animating the most difficult scene of the film. One where Flora gets on her horse and leads a parade, and it involves a lot of different concepts, layers and designs to work well. I spent a long time today just mapping out how Flora will get on the hors