March 30, 2009
As I’m wrapping up principal photography on my new stop motion short, “Bygone Behemoth,” I thought it might be interesting to show the process by which the main character was designed and constructed.
“Bygone Behemoth” tells the story of a washed-up B-movie monster called Al, a relic of the past akin to the fantastic creatures brought to life by special effects artists like Ray Harryhausen and Willis O’Brien. As such, I decided to create Al using the old-fashioned latex/foam build-up method pioneered by Marcel Delgado.
More after the jump…
March 22, 2009
Kittens in Carbonite will return full-force in April. In the meantime, I’m locked in the studio with a dinosaur.
March 2, 2009
So it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. Clearly I’ve been hard at work, attending class, and taking copious notes. To prove it, here are a few margin doodles compiled from this semester.
In truth though, my current film project, a stop-motion animated short entitled “Bygone Behemoth”, has been occupying most of my time. I officially start shooting next week, and I intend to post here with fun production journals/tutorials/musings as time permits– so keep an eye out!
In the meantime, here’s a little taste of things to come….