Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Over the Hedge 12

Copyright DreamWorks Animation

Here's an example of the orthographic drawing (or blueprint)
which is done after the general design is approved. Like I have said
before, it's very hard to maintain some of the asymmetrical features
that inevitably creeps into a design, mainly because models need to
be symmetrical, for some reason. However, once built and rigged, it
is possible to regain that asymmetrical appeal by means of off-setting
features when building expression. It took some getting used to...
My good man Brian Jeffcoat modeled Vincent as you saw him in the final
film in record time based on these drawings.


Blogger Piotr said...

it must have been a strange feeling drawing symmetrically. great profile tho!

8:13 PM  
Blogger Sedyas said...

Whoa, great blog, great drawings, great bears... Incredible art.

12:01 AM  
Blogger BrandonBeckstead said...

Wow I am really glad I found your blog. Fantastic stuff!

8:13 AM  
Blogger SHANE PRIGMORE said...

The bear turned out great when it got to the screen. Good job Jakob.... and Brian

- Shane

11:12 AM  
Blogger Tom said...

Cool drawing, love the profile. This blog is fantastic.

9:40 PM  
Blogger MondayMorgue said...

wicked cool jakob!
symmetrical schemmetrical, that's what I always say.

10:02 PM  
Blogger flipstudios said...

That's the coolest turnaround I've ever seen. That weasel is practically moving right before my eyes. Love it.

12:13 AM  
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Blogger Emmanuelle.Walker said...

aww...too bad that weasel wasnt in the film, it looks amazing!

8:18 PM  
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