Sunday, November 3, 2013

October 11 Second Club

October 11 Second Club from trent correy on Vimeo.

This is my entry for the October 11 Second Club. When I heard the audio at the beginning of the month, I knew I had to do it! I had just come off a long crunch at Disney on "Frozen", and hadn't done any 2D animation for over a year. I had recently finished re-reading "The Animation Survival Kit" and I was dying to pick up a pencil and try out some of the techniques. I made a conscious decision last year, that I wanted to commit myself 100% to learning CG while at Disney, and so I put my drawing aside.

I had so much fun doing this, I was constantly struggling and frustrated with myself, but at the same time, it was very relaxing and therapeutic. I realized how different both mediums really are, but at the same time, how all the same principles still apply. One of the main reasons I did the competition was to test out ToonBoom and see what it would be like to do a 2D animation from start to finish. Overall it was a great learning experience and I thoroughly enjoyed it:)

11 Second Club- Rough Animation from trent correy on Vimeo.

Here is my rough animation, quite a few things changed in timing and spacing as I tied it down. I needed to get this done rather quickly due to time constraints and kinda refined the design along the way. Felt nice to step away from the graph editor, but at the same time, I missed it SO much!

11 Second Club Boards from trent correy on Vimeo.

Lastly, these are the boards I did.
 Thanks for checking out the blog! Anyone headed to CTN this year, I'll be there, let me know!


Tegan Clancy said...

Nothing beast drawing with a pencil ey! The videos look great. Sounds like you've had a busy but great 2013, I will make sure to say hi when I'm over for CTN

Yuri Matsubara said...

Hey Trent! I love your traditional animation and I'm so glad I got to see them again. It's cool to see your process from boards to complete rough animation too. I gonna study from them, haha. I gonna be at CTN again too! I hope to see you there :)

Alex Turner said...

Great work! Hope to see you at CTN

Adrian Brisland said...

Killer man, cool stuff as always. Great to see you back at the 2d stuff and loving it. Have fun at CTN!

Anonymous said...

I like your animated videos it is very beautiful and nice. I add a good efforts in that. We learn many thing to improve our work in that. Thank you so much.

Unknown said...

Trent! Oh my goodness! Unreal stuff You've always been such a huge inspiration for me. I really appreciate you posting your stuff, such a great resource! Hope all is well down in LA!

Kristy Kay said...

Hey Trent! It was nice to meet you at CTN this weekend! you are one badass animator :)

Congrats on Frozen... It was fantastic!

PitaMan said...

Excellent work Trent. May I ask what version of Toonboom did you use? Regular? Animate? Animate Pro? Harmony?

Was it the first time that you used Toonboom?

What did you like and not like about using it?

Looking into it myself.

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