Creature Workshop 03
Duration: 14 Weeks
(One online session a week)
Weekly break down :
Week 01 :
The 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 creature's actions in the shot and stitch them together and use as a 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's essence 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 this kind of key storytelling ideas and point with creatures 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 the second pass.
Week 08 :
Tweaking the second pass and addressing the comments on both the creatures.
Week 09 :
Secondary pass on the overall shot.
Secondary pass on overall shot and move to the final pass.
Working on the final pass and make sure we have achieved the storytelling idea from the original choreography and the essence of the creatures on it.
Week 12-14 :
Finish the shot by adding those lovely details with the polishing pass and get ready to add it to your showreel.