Here it is, the final video! 

I still have a few things I want to fix but overall I am pretty please with how it has come out! Proud of myself for doing it and sticking at it for 9 months!


This is my first progression reel. More updates to follow.


Update!

At the moment I am animating the first phase of my animation. I have been doing this for the past 3 weeks. Currently I have animated a total of 30-40 seconds, which is really good and where I want to be. I have been struggling tremendously with the animation, not having studied the principles of animation, I am finding it very difficult to be able to key the timing properly. Upon seeking some help and advise I am learning the basics and finding the aniamtion a lot easier to do. I shall upload a few pictures later for you guys to see where I am at.


Here is a tester for my first scene - Any comments are welcome.


This is the main idea for the lighting for this project. The colour is exactly how I pictured it.

This is the main idea for the lighting for this project. The colour is exactly how I pictured it.


Here is a quick testing version of playing with the Maya: Autodesk’s Physical Sun and Sky. The version on the left is too light, so going into the Physical Sun and Sky options, I turned down the gamma ever so slightly to give it a more natural look, but it still contains the stylised cartoony feel.

Here is a quick testing version of playing with the Maya: Autodesk’s Physical Sun and Sky. The version on the left is too light, so going into the Physical Sun and Sky options, I turned down the gamma ever so slightly to give it a more natural look, but it still contains the stylised cartoony feel.


Quick Render of what the finished version looks like.

Quick Render of what the finished version looks like.


Yesterday I started modelling the igloo for my animation. I came across a few problems on how to start. Do I cut a sphere in half, add a texture then bump map it, or do I build the Igloo from scratch, block by block. 

Well as you can see I decided to build it block by block to give it then hand-made feel.


This is the Final model for my fish. Any suggestion etc would be greatly appreciated.

This is the Final model for my fish. Any suggestion etc would be greatly appreciated.


Quick Render of what the fish is going to look like.

Quick Render of what the fish is going to look like.


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