adventure and absurdity in making an animated short

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

i'm not dead, yet. i feel happy!

thank you to those who keep coming back only to see the same posts. leaving saying, "man, isn't this guy ever going to put something up again." well, like i said in the first post i am trying to get the film done so posts may be few and far. but even though some progress has been made on the short, work work has gotten crazy busy. i've even had to take it home with me. which is family time and leo time. work had to go into the leo time slot and the leo time had to go into the blog and everything else slot, which is a very narrow slot - remember 5 minutes a day, more like 1 minute. but now work is 1/2 crazy and i don't need to take anything home currently. so i will be getting leo done and i will try to post more when i can.

test of possible final look of film. line drawing scanned into photoshop on tea stained paper.


Anonymous Manuel QuiƱones said...

I would love to see a pencil test with this style.

Keep the hard work!

5:12 AM  
Blogger Gerald said...

This is looking really good. I like the style a lot. Great concept to use on tea stained paper. Very Vintage.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Digi D said...

It sounds like you're getting slammed with work. I really like this project and would be willing to help if you need it. Do you live in the Bay Area? Maybe we could work something out.

Just a thought.

I love the vintage look too! Keep it up!

6:52 PM  
Blogger JK said...

I have been following your journey since you started the blog and it is a previlage to be a "fly on the wall" watching your dream unfold. Thanks for sharing it and your great and inspirational insights.

8:03 AM  
Blogger SMacLeod said...

Looks great Jim!

9:44 AM  
Anonymous chris ure said...

Hey Jim! Love the blog. I make it a daily habit to check in to see if there are any new posts. I love the look of the tea stained paper. Very cool. I can't wait to see this baby when you're finished! Looking forward to seeing you and some of the Pixar story team at the Screenwriting Expo in October. We should grab lunch or something while you guys are down here in LA.

9:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Jimbo,
Good to see that you're still pressing on with things. If you ever get the time, send an email. I want to know more of what's going on.

1:34 PM  
Blogger donnachada said...

nice to see you're still working away on the project :)

7:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jim, this may be irrilivent to the current subject but I just wanted to say thanks for writing about Sandy Mackendrick and his great book On Directing Film, after reading your post, I got the book and have read it twice already and it's one of the best books on writing and directing films. so .....thanks!

2:04 AM  

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