2005: Start of animation

I added more sound and started my rough layer of animation-

 

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2003: Lighting set up and plant designs

I struggle with lighting in MAYA so I made a lighting map and a colour grade to help me-

lighting_layout

I also studied the shadows so I could get the right weight for my own animation

I then overlayed the colour if the lights onto my floor and wall colours-

It was good to see what colour the animation would end up really looking like.

I also drew lots of plants so I could add some decorations to the hallway to make it seem more lived in-

2005: Line test

I did a few line tests for the parts of the animation I was unsure about, along with a  walk cycle to establish personality-

 

I managed to time the three things I was mostly worried about being able to properly animate. I also did a walk cycle for the brush girl, referencing “strut” from Richard William’s survival guide. I needed to work out how the costume moved

2003: Animatic with sound

I created a quick animatic based on my storyboards and the feedback I received. I gathered the sound myself, apart from the ticking clock which is from here. I used pre-found sounds for that as I couldn’t clean my own versions to a good enough quality. The other sounds I made from various items in my flat.

I think before the final hand in I should rerecord some of the audio.

Here is the animatic-