I really wanted to get the computer bits I have on camera and see what they look like in motion. I pulled out a selection of switches and just did this quick motion test with Dragon software. I really like the “initiate” button and will definitely use that. I also like the combination of hardware with clay.
This is just the armature of the robot puppet. I think the wire I used is a bit too thick, especially for his fingers. Unfortunately, the label of the wire rubbed off and I don’t remember the size.
It’s actually good I haven’t completed the body, as I will be rethinking his design this week.
Here is an approach to the Skeleton Bird dance scene of the film. The layers are constructed in AFter Effects. I imagine actual smoke comped into the scene. The birds will be a flat 2D cutout style. Music: shamanic style drumbeats and mechanical hisses.
Angry Man returns in this stop motion test. As another acting exercise, I tried to show Angry Man waiting for the bus – and it’s late!