Fairy tales are one of my favorite things, whether Disney bastardizes them or not. True, the Grimm Brothers gave us the source material but in our modern days, Disney has made them memorable and romantic.
First of all, Happy Birthday to my Sister! Pretty sure she doesn’t read my blog (and believe me, I don’t blame her), so I also sent her a Snapchat. 😉
I’ve just been clowning around with this concept for the 11 Second Club Challenge for August and having a mostly good time with it. Over the previous two months, my energy has been lacking. I’ve been doing some minor remodeling of characters and a bit of sculpting, but otherwise, creatively-speaking, I’ve been laying low and refueling. For this:
I had committed to this frog and princess concept early on, but wasn’t sure if I’d animate in 3d or 2d. I didn’t have a rigged 3d frog model, nor had I ever hand-drawn one. So really, the odds were stacked against me and I spent, as is my habit, the first 7 days of the month in pre-production, plus an extra 6 days of procrastination (also habit) just trying to figure it all out.