Thought of You from Ryan Woodward on Vimeo.
This is a really beautiful piece of animation by Ryan Woodward. It's also a great example of how to use live-action reference for good and not for evil! Rather than copy his reference verbatim, Ryan has stylized not only the character design, but also the motion. He plays with the timing to create emphasis and entertainment, and strips away unnecessary details to imbue a heightened sense of grace and fluidity. And of course he adds in various flourishes and effects that could only be achieved in animation. Very inspiring! More info on his web site, Conte Animated.
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this animation have to be watched by everyone !ReplyDelete
Wow that is VERY inspiring! I agree, it really is a great example of live-action reference used for good! haha! How graceful! I love how the girl twirls around- and after when she turns to run towards him. Ahh, I can go on and on about this! Lovely!ReplyDelete
Wow, that really hit home for me and my girlfriend, whom is dealing with me being in san fran for school while she is in oregon. Thanks for the post, it was beautiful.ReplyDelete
Hey Victor! This is the "girl without hands" guy from CTN. Just wanted to say hi.ReplyDelete
Nice blog. Thanks for posting about Ryan's film. I got the lucky chance to take gesture class from him. Amazing guy in so many ways!
WOW! Talk about inspiration! Beautiful piece of animation!ReplyDelete