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animated painting and copper engravings

Post by skitoba » Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:45 pm

It has been a while since I posted something here, so I thought the animation I did last year for an exhibition film could be interesting. Luckily I upgraded to Moho 12 just shortly before working on this project, what came in handy, as the new morph target possibilities where essential to animate the painted character you see in the beginning.

https://vimeo.com/365235725
Separating the characters of the copper engravings from their backgrounds was more time consuming than the actual animation, also the portrait of "Fougeroux" had to be repainted as the photo I got as a reference was just to blurry. All in all I enjoyed the project, learned something new and the client was quite pleased with the result... phew, it is always a Zitterpartie a nail-biter in the beginning of new projects when I don't know if I can pull it off. Even after all these years as an animation artist it is always the same.

However, I could imagine museums in general would like these kind of visualisations for their exhibitions, what do you think?

Just in case, here is my new portfolio page with animation not only done with Moho: https://skitoba-portfolio.blogspot.com/
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by slowtiger » Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:38 pm

This is great. I'm a sucker for animated engravings anyway, but this is done so perfectly. And the painted face is animated so beautifully.
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by F.M. » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:00 pm

Very well done!!!
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by Barry Baker » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:26 pm

Brilliant! You've given real life to the painting and the engravings.
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by jahnocli » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:19 am

Fantastic. The talking portrait is almost "uncanny valley"! And the animated engraving is really well done.
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by skitoba » Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:30 pm

Thank you for your nice comments, it's much appreciated!
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by Maestral » Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:28 pm

Excellent one!
The whole video is so nicely and gently packed where lipsync along with the discreet facial expressions is something I'd point out. Chapeau bas!
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by paulcopeland » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:28 pm

Awesome work. So realistic.

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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by skitoba » Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:34 am

Thank you Maestral and paulcopeland for your nice comments.
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by Víctor Paredes » Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:15 pm

This is beautiful. Thank you for sharing the video and how it was constructed :)
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by PARKER » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:22 am

I love your portfolio skitoba, its really impressive.
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Re: animated painting and copper engravings

Post by skitoba » Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:19 pm

Thank you Victor Paredes! I just watched your video with the animated face on a banknote, where you did something similar. Well done!

Thank you PARKER it is much appreciated! (I wish companies would realise that too)

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