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Stick Your Face In It!

Scene 21 & 22 – Obama/Biden – Romney/Ryan


It’s always fun to animate characters getting kicked in the tush!  For this scene, Romney (our Art Director, not the Republican nominee) first laid out some tight character designs.  Once the shot was blocked out he created some super rough poses for the animators to base their work off of…

sc21_poses

Before Evan started animating he filmed some quick tests on his iPhone just to work out the pacing of steps and the timing of the kick…

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/56061676]

Next the character is broken up into lots and lots and lots of little piece and rigged up in After Effects.  This is very similar to the song “The shin bone’s connected to the knee bone.  The knee bone’s connected to the hip bone” except we have way more pieces.

sc21_rig

Finally, the scene was pulled altogether with a beautiful background painted by Eusong…

sc21_BG

Next – Scene 23 – Olympics

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