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Buddy catching a snowball (54 frames)

Rotoscoping? Wait. What?

Rotoscoping is an animation technique in which animators trace over footage, frame by frame, for use in live-action and animated films. Originally, recorded live-action film images were projected onto a frosted glass panel and re-drawn by an animator. 331 more words


Rotoscoped Hand Flipping

It’s the weekend again.

There’s too little to do, and too much to think about. Naturally, I created a rotoscoped GIF of my hand flipping over infinitely. 9 more words

Project Sketchy Sketches

2 Million Views - "Submarines"

Any minute now, the number of Youtube views for this video will pass the 2 million mark (since October of 2013). I’m credited on the Youtube site, but no one would otherwise guess that the protagonist is me. 50 more words

The Five Stages of Rotoscoping

Every time I do something that involves a lot of rotoscoping I find myself going through this process…

  1. Denial (Procrastination) – “What rotoscoping? I’m going to watch a film.”
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Motion Graphics

Fran Hill: The truth about working in Visual Effects

When you think of the film industry, you instantly picture glitz and glamour. Champagne on free flow, beautiful people in elegant dresses and tuxedoes. Fran Hill works in this industry but her version of it reveals a very different side. 635 more words