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Thanks to a great tutorial by Alex Grigg I thought I’d try a little hand drawn animation in Photoshop CS5. I found the whole process a lot more comfortable than using flash.
Check out my freaky little fella above!… and when I say freaky little fella I don’t mean penis.
You can check the great tutorial here: http://vimeo.com/39659667
My friend Chalky over at the excellent music blog www.terriblelovesongs.com has suggested the perfect jiggin’ track. It syncs perfectly:
Another buddy of mine, Tris Taylor, has chipped in with: “having watched him dance for about two minutes I reckon he is dancing to the best tune in the world…”
***YET ANOTHER UPDATE***
I’m beginning to think this fisherman can actually dance to anything.
Marcia Ceppo has suggested that the fisherman is in fact Brazilian and would be dancing to this…
I’m aiming for a fun but slightly twisted space adventure. These are early ideas for evil robots that may end up being Benbo’s foes. I’m feeling my way at this stage trying to put together a colour palette and get a feel for the visuals.
I’ll post more of my scribbles, sketches and random processes as I go. Any comments, ideas or words of encouragement are very welcome!
You can listen to the Benbo track I’m working on or even buy it here: Listen to Gravity pulls me down