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Archive for December, 2007

Principle Animation Finished

Animation on The Beast is done. Of course, surfacing, effects, rendering, compositing and editing need to be done, but that’s somehow easier. When I started this project I didn’t even know if I could animate.

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Major animation work is almost done on The Beast. My goal is to finish it up this week, and then I start writing the book. While the writing is going on, I’ll be doing things like cleaning up animation on a few spots that bug me, finalizing materials, dressing the set and lighting. Once rendering […]

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Sets and Props

Here’s the half-finished kitchen set, without final lighting or any props: … and, the Beast’s favorite toy:

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The Beast is now Official

The book project that revolves around the production pipeline being put to use in The Beast has been picked up by Focal Press. So, next year, “Animating with Blender – Producing a Short Animation from Start to Finish” will be available in your fine local bookstore, or over teh Interhnets for you crazy kids with […]

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