Creature Workshop 03
Duration : 12 Weeks
(One online session a week)
Weekly break down :
Week 01 :
Main thing here is working on ideas and choreography of both the creatures in the scene and make sure they display appealing complex body mechanics and dynamic actions in the assignment. Finding the references for the shot, as close as possible to the main creatures actions in the shot and stitch them together and use as master reference. i know sometimes we don't find specific tailor made references for our choreography. in that case we shoot ourselves and add that creature essense to it and bring the believable performances out of the creatures.
Week 02 :
Basic blocking of the shot by using the references and make sure the finding the key point in the references and bringing that to our blocking.
Week 03 :
Make sure the ideas working well at this blocking stage, displaying the idea in which creature is controlling the other and these kind of key storytelling ideas and point with creatureness element to it.
Week 04 :
Tweaking the comments on the detailed blocking until the whole idea is super clear.
Week 05 :
Tweaking the comments on the detailed blocking and taking to first pass.
Week 06 :
Working on the first pass until the creatures are working and performing in the shot believably.
Week 07 :
Taking the first pass to next level by adding the break ups and fluidity to the creatures to second pass.
Week 08 :
Tweaking the second pass and addressing the comments on both the creatures.
Week 09 :
Secondary pass on over all shot.
Secondary pass on over all shot and move to final pass.
Working on the final pass and make sure we have achieved the story telling idea from the original choreography and the essence of the creatureness on it.
Finish the shot by adding those lovely details with the polishing pass and get ready to add it to your showreel.