April 15, 2007

Last scene on Kells


Today was a bit of a nostalgic one as I was animating my very last scene from The Secret of Kells.
I just can't believe it is actually going to an end after all these months..
I've been working mostly on Aisling, the little fairy. She's a very nice character to animate, I thing I'm going to miss her :)
The film is looking beautiful and the background design is just lovely. I really can't wait to see how it'll look on the big screen!

So I had to say goodbye to my messy lightbox, at least during the working hours in the studio. From next week I'll start animating with Alfredo the flash sequence of the film!
It will be about four minutes of 'traditional animation on wacom', as I use to call it.. I am actually very excited about this, even if to me the warmth of pencil and paper is irreplaceable, sometimes it feels so free doing the same thing on flash, and the immediate feedback thing is just amazing ;)

Have a nice weekend everybody and take care,
Ale

20 comments:

Colpetto said...

ue' springer,so che il mio e' un blog delle balle,ma ora che sono finito addirttura su cartoon brew potresti far finta di ricordarti di linkarmi?a parte tutto grazie per il commento ,sei sempre la piu' alta di tutte.

Marcos Mateu said...

We were worried about you already!
So welcome back to the land of the living bloggers AAHHAHAHAAHAHAAAHAHAHHJJJ... (this type of laughter should -always- be performed with a black cat on your lap and while looking at he moon over the rooftops of say... London?)

Enjoy the rest of the project ahead and just to tell you that this drawing of Marla is the kind of design that makes me really curious about the project it's coming out from.

Ale said...

Ennooo gioia mia mischinuzzo, hai proprio ragione. ti ho prontamente linkato, tonettolo di mamma! :)

Ale said...

Marcos.. :D Thank you for your concern! I was actually worried as well ahahahaha!
I'll start the new job tomorrow so today I'm really enjoying the pleasure of the "dolce far niente" (sweet doing nothing) at home. Just great!

The girl in blue drinking a frappè at the table is one of the secondary character from 'Marla', my student film and actually for some reasons I think you've probably already seen it.. :)

elephantmarchblog said...

I too beleive people are far too uptight about flash. Of course it can't replace traditional, but you can do full animation in it: your just trading a bit comfort for speed. It really comes down to time a budjet, just like traditional.

Argghhh, I wanna see this movie, Aisling sounds absoloutely adorable a quirky.

Filippo Giacomelli said...

mina mina mina...fra te e il pulcino non so chi sia il più motivato nel lavoro che fate...caspita come siete appassionati...venite a sfogare la vostra passione qui a roma....si sta trooopppo bene....

donnachada said...

Hey Ale, nice image. I've always love images of girls at coffee tables for some reason. Looks like you had a nice break. I want to get back to Italy too and live there.
Hey, check out my reply to your note. Thanks for dropping by again. Always appreciate the visits. :)

Ale said...

mino mino mino....
io "ci mittissi a firma" subito, lo sai :D

Alina Chau said...

ELegant and fashionable!!

pietro said...

brava, vieni a sfogare il tuo talento in roma...mitticela la firma, te e il tuo fidanza...mbanga è piccina...va bene pure la traditional on wacom...madonna manco mi hai linkato..e manco hai commentato la nostra semi 2d sul blog...brutto segno brotto segno...

Ale said...

ora l'ho vista! c'abbiamo il blocco sui videojjava qua in studio.
beh beh ma bene, mo sapete pure fare il dueddi'!
daje che quando finiamo con kilkenny ve veniamo a trovare ;)
(ma poi che ti lamenti, manco tu mi hai linkata, criminale! ora ti linco...)

baciamo le mani

Aira said...

ciau ale!!!!
tanti baciotti torinesi!!!!

cdeboda said...

Charming image. And also, beautiful pictures of your hometown on the previous post. Would really like to swing by there one of these days.

Colpetto said...

ue` le` been a while...

Pedro Daniel said...

Very nice blog Alessandra! I really like your life drawings and storyboards among others :D

Ana C & Fergal said...

Hi Ale from Misissauga-Canada WE Said Hello.... also tell u beautiful Art Well done!!! I'm from Venezuela and MArried an Irish guy..We live in Canada for so many years....My Husband loves Arts as well..he paints Acrylic in his free time. !!!Good Luck!!!!

Mick said...

where did you go Italian sauce bottle and the maestro too!? Where are you my fine pals?

Ale said...

Hey hey wait a second, why should I be a sauce bottle and Alfredo a "maestro" instead?!? I do like cooking, but....aah a-ha i see! You are gelous because we all ate my delicious lasagne while you were camping in england with some sad dry sandwiches!
Ah well my fluffy brother, next time..

We'll be in Kilkenny for a month, then holidays!! Rome first. Wanna join? ;)

Colpetto said...

tonetto

a.g.barrows said...

e....
vogliamo aggiornare qui?
eh?