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HenningK
07-29-2008, 06:40 AM
This short will be a fun action sequence following a biker who gets caught up in a madcap chase through the streets of a San Francisco-like city. At different points, the chase involves a trolley, a bike-cop, a yugo, a firetruck, a semi, a scooter, and a kitty cat.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3225/2713204570_98e2de689b_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/28146192@N08/2713204570/)
Sweet biker action pose! (the main character)

EDIT: for the complete collection of WIP stills that used to be here on the OP, visit my collection on Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28146192@N08/sets/72157606433298785/



Third update 10/17: 25 seconds of draft animation... too detailed, gotta go quicker...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaPva8e7AN8

Second update 9/4: I started animatick-ing last night, after building up the set slowly over the last month. Here is a fly-through of the set:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7raK0pG9B-w

First update 7/29/08: I've been working on this on and off for a year. Finally decided I'd get down to it in earnest a couple weeks ago, and now I have some stuff to show. I've been carrying around the sequence of events for a long time now, so my plan is to rough in the models and rigs and get right to an animatic. With the animatic, I will be able to convince some of my friends to help out with more detailed modeling, texturing, and lighting.

HenningK
07-29-2008, 06:41 AM
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3234/2713204706_9acc274e2b_o.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3073/2712390851_815a539b32_o.jpg
Sketch and 3D draft of the scooter.


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2190/2712390907_a57bf99467.jpg
3D draft of the big-rig truck.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3247/2712391033_f6283650fa.jpg
3D draft of the villain's car, a Yugo-esque compact.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3089/2713204832_43e4bbf9f4.jpg
Some draft buildings. Very San Francisco-ey.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3028/2712392399_6d93a9b23a_m.jpg
Some stuff for set-dressing.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3071/2712392447_935effc168.jpg
And finally, the unadorned layout of the entire set.


Thanks for taking a look!
And if you can think of a name, I am more than open to suggestion. I'm stumped.

love, hen

mistasam02
07-31-2008, 11:01 PM
Awesome! Love the style! Can't wait :D

aesir
08-01-2008, 01:13 AM
Looks great!

I think perhaps the steet layout could do with more hills that feed into flat intersections since its san fran and all.

HenningK
08-14-2008, 06:10 AM
Dressing up the set a little...
took your advice Aesir:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/2762245274_9dd6b4ca4d_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3135/2761398569_11a62bc319_o.jpg

HenningK
09-03-2008, 09:32 AM
A fly-through of the set.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7raK0pG9B-w

Shademaster
09-04-2008, 09:52 AM
A fly-through of the set.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7raK0pG9B-w

Dude that flythrough is f*kn amazing!

I actually felt the potential of an awesome Cartoon World in which every adventure is possible!

I might be raving about a preview, but I feel some serious potential in there.

AcmeImages
10-17-2008, 06:58 PM
as always, your stuff is top-notch! Best of luck, can't wait to see it!

HenningK
10-18-2008, 02:56 AM
25 seconds of draft animation. I always go too detailed on the animatic and it slows me down. Gotta just plow on through it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaPva8e7AN8

Thanks a lot shade and Chris!

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