This is a rendered image from the Journey of Oz. In this shot the Wind-Up Smasher of Oz is chasing the heros of the story–TikTok, Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodsman. The backdrop is a miniature I built out of foam, plaster, and random parts. At this point I’m not planning on finishing the animation, so […]
Here’s another little drawing of some Wizard of Oz characters. This time it’s Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman. They were my favorite Oz characters when I was a kid. The coloring was done with watercolors, and the linework is all ink. Kudos to my wife for coming up with the caption.
My animation is moving along nicely now. I have 50 seconds of shots completed. If any of my readers have done any animation, they will know that that’s some good progress. The way I decided to structure this animation was to have hand-built miniatures with CG characters animated on top of still images. This technique […]