Friday, February 20, 2009

B+W studies

Here are a couple black and white studies I did for the garden sequence. Most of the plants are based on early Tadahiro designs, but I also had to take into account what was physically possible with the rigs that would be used to make the plants move. With stop-motion, this is always something that has to be considered in the design phase.



Images (c) LAIKA Entertainment

8 comments:

Concerned Party said...

beautiful work.

Gerald said...

Fantastic work! I was referred from Bobby Pontillas blog.

SteveLambe said...

Gorgeous work, Chris. Especially that first post with the mantis.

I really hope you keep the blog open once you've finished posting your amazing Coraline development. It'd be nice to have a place to see more of your recent work.

Josh Parpan said...

Amazing work Chris!!

Chris Turnham said...

Thanks! Steve, I'll turn it into a regular blog after I'm done with the Coraline stuff. But the truth is I was so busy on Coraline I didn't have any time to do personal work. That's all changing now though.

Bill Robinson said...

THANK YOU for putting up this blog, Chris! Beautiful stuff, loved the movie. Will you be at WonderCon next weekend?

pointpusher said...

I saw this film for the second time today, and I think it is absolutely beautiful. Congrats to you and the other artists who brought this film to the screen. Bravo.

Chris Turnham said...

Thanks Bill and pointpusher! Bill- I won't be at wonder-con. Next con we're doing is Emerald City in Seattle, and then after that San Diego. See you there?