Friday, November 4, 2011

Test Animation of Birdy

Here's the latest progress on the Birdy animation - a collaboration I'm working on with my brother Brendan Coyle. This video is just a test animation for the project.

And to break down some of the textured components used for this piece, here are the collages I created:

Background by collage artist Megan Coyle
I made a couple collages for possible backgrounds - this is the one we went with.

Bark by collage artist Megan Coyle
Here's the bark collage texture used for the tree.

Leaves by collage artist Megan Coyle

My brother took these collages and either wrapped them around 3d models or put them on different planes.

I'm thinking I'll create another birdy for this guy to interact with and then we can create more of a scene. We shall see...

In other news, I was the Artist of the Week on E-junkie. You can read my interview with them on their website.


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Joan Elizabeth said...

Gosh the amount of work needed for an animation is astounding. The little bird is looking good.

Nicky Linzey said...

WOW -AMAZING! I cannot get my head around how to even start something like this. The leaves give a great 3D effect.

rachel awes said...

i am bonkers CRAZY
for your birdie
animation!!! LOOOOOVE!

Bella Sinclair said...

OOOOH! Wow! He's alive! Wrap around 3d huh? Different planes whaaa? It's all Greek to me, but the output is super duper crazy cool!

And congratulations for being Artist of the Week! I'm off to read your interview.


Bella Sinclair said...

I is back.

I LOVED your interview! Duck and Fish are adorable. Can't wait to see more! And your purple cow animation brought a big smile to my face.


Cindy said...

it looks fabulous and like so much work! congratulations on being artist of the week!