Deconstructing the Rocket from “The Architekt” animation
One of the most challenging animations I’ve ever done is Arms and Sleepers’ music video for their song “The Architekt”. Most scenes, characters and props where made up of layered raster images rather than vector files and this took a fair amount of time in both creating the elements – and later on – rendering the final video file.
Boosting my creativity Part I: Books
I’m an avid reader. Ever since I was a child I found great joy on reading books, comics and even the newspaper’s comic strips. As a teenager I slowed down quite a bit on reading cause…a teenager usually has other interests.
After I graduated as a graphic and digital designer and founded QB Media (back in 2003) I started reading a lot of design and marketing related books.
From Sketch to finished Character
The process of character creation might sound easy to some, but it’s really not. There are several things we have to keep in mind while creating characters for our videos:
The importance of a Storyboard
A storyboard is a visual aid for the client. When we read the scripts and come up with the ideas for an animation or live action video we need a way to show this to the client. Storyboarding is THE WAY we video producers have to share our vision.