Monday, 29 September 2014

The Green Gribbly

My girlfriend is always going on about invisible gribblies, so I took the liberty of drawing one a few days ago.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Fan Art

So here's a little drawing I made earlier this week during a lecture, then polished up digitally at home.

Blog Revamp

So part of the third year involves preparing ourselves for the future, including improving our online presence and preparing a portfolio for application to internships.

That means this blog is going to undergo some changes while I try to figure out how to present myself and my work in a more professional way, starting today! So in you see some weird stuff happening on the blog that's the reason why.

Until next time!

Friday, 26 September 2014

Character Sketches

Pre production is crazy-time! Here are some sketches. :)

It's been fun to work with something a little more simple and appealing than my usual style.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

The Shepherd Style Tests

So this week the CG artists on our team have been working on deconstructing Santiago Montiel's style and figuring out how we want to render our backgrounds. Here's my contribution.

Slowly learning a little about line and lighting, it's a good time! :)

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Viborg Animation Festival

So after a long wait, VAF is finally upon us and we can show the commercials we made a few months ago during the commercial project!

Here is the short I directed. We wanted to mix 2D animation and live action footage in Viborg to reprsent the festival coming to town, and I think we succeeded despite our lack of experience in live action.

This wouldn't have been possible without a fantastic team, so I want to thank Martin Baadsgaard, Max Jarl Christiansen, Louise Gregersen, Marylou Mao, Sabine Pedersen and Pernille Kjær for their hard work during those five very intense weeks!

Finally, our lovely lead character designer, Pernille Kjær, was contracted afterwards to make some posters for the festival!

Overall it was quite the experience! It was really different to work with a client producing an advert in this way, but it seems we were successful in the end.

If you'd like to see more of Pernille's work, she has a Tumblr here:

Until next time!

Friday, 19 September 2014

The Shepherd Production Blog

So our film has a production blog now! If you'd like to follow the development of our bachelor project, you can sign up to tumblr and follow our progress there! It's available at:

Of course, I will still post personal stuff here, so stay tuned!

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Some Concepts

So it's been a while! Pre-production on The Shepherd continues, and although I spend most of my days talking I have managed to draw a few things.

Firstly I did some lineart tests disguised as story beats.

And then last night I spent the evening putting together a mood piece of sorts. No idea if the final film will look anything like this, but it was a nice experiment. 

As ever, my team and I are hard at work making this film a reality every day! It's an exciting and exhausting time, but I can't wait to see the result.

Monday, 8 September 2014

The Shepherd Begins

So we've finally started up at TAW for our third and final year, which means we've just begun pre-production on the film I will be directing alongside a friend of mine, Lasse Bruntse, called The Shepherd (working title).

Our first week involved our team in an experimental exercise where we had 3 days to shoot and edit a documentary that would reflect the tone of our film. I think we went a little overboard on our one...

Then we got stuck into pre-production, which mostly involves a lot of talking and printing out of pictures... But I've done some rough concepts already. It's very nice to have some time to really explore a world, now that we have a full year to do it instead of a few hurried weeks.

We're still in the early days, talking a lot about style etc, so everything goes at the moment.
Lastly I've started a side project involving Jurassic Park that I will probably post about tomorrow. :)

Until tomorrow then!