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Drew

1 Year Ago

Film 7 Years In The Making

For over 7 years I have been working in my spare time on a film that incorporates traditional art such as oil paintings and pencil drawings with 3D digital animation creating virtually every aspect from the minds eye.
The intended release date for the film is early June 2013.
I would like to share the last 6 months progress with all of you by posting works in the film as I approach the final renderings.
Please feel free to comment: tell all of us your experience with film & animation.

Thanks So Much!
H. E. Drew

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Drew

1 Year Ago

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Dan Turner

1 Year Ago

The stills look awesome, H. Drew. Can't wait to see a teaser clip!

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks Dan! The film will be about 20-25 minutes long and a teaser clip will be out in about 2 months ;)

 

Richard Rizzo

1 Year Ago

Dan's right, this is looking awesome !

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks Richard!

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Here's another Film prop.
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Angel Ortiz

1 Year Ago

nice work and unique

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks Angel, your art too;)

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Here's another butter-fly from the Film
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Drew

1 Year Ago

This work should appear in the film:
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Michael Hoard

1 Year Ago

Hello Drew, very futuristic, the feather one looks like a Mardi Gras Mask beautiful. Cheers Michael

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks Michael!, this one was inspired by Orson Scott Card's Hive Queen.

 

Ed Meredith

1 Year Ago

Drew, the stills are great... i'm standing in line waiting for the feature...

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Ed, I will start next week rendering the high definition frames for the film. Yesterday, I estimated around 3 months of computer rendering time. Almost all of the sets have been built and most of the artwork is complete. as the renderings take place, I will periodical post one on this thread. Thanks to all of you artist for your encouraging words and support on this project.
Peace, Drew


Here's an oil painting that will be included in the film:
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Drew

1 Year Ago

Here is a shot from the film at low resilution and low lighting:
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Alisa Tekhtilova

1 Year Ago

I'm in awe of your work .... Really nice work... and reflections!

Be fearless: Use the Microsoft platform to change up an existing genre, make something crazy and new, or deliver a killer new visual style. Let your skills in game design, art direction, and storytelling run wild. Take the first step and you never know what could happen. The future of gaming is in your hands! ...... :)

invite you imaginecup: http://bit.ly/WQZ8sb

Games teams can even be chosen as the National Team for their countries and win a free trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, to compete for the top prizes

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks Alisa! I will check out the invite....Currently I am engaged in teaching robotics, animation and engineering while producing said film and working full-times as an engineer. post production, my efforts will be poured into a start-up corporation......
peace, Drew

 

Victoria Tekhtilova

1 Year Ago

Face with Feathers
Creative, nice work ..... Can't wait to see a teaser clip!
Please, add it to " digital neoG 4u " group's
http://fineartamerica.com/groups/digital-neog-4u.html?tab=overview

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks for asking Victoria! I think I will;)

 

Alisa Tekhtilova

1 Year Ago


...efforts will be poured into a start-up corporation ...Excellent - so much work in this!
Good luck and successful promotion ...
Any image dealing with fantasy or science fiction....
http://youtu.be/zGZrjsmCEWM
I'll keep hoping...it was a pleasure you for taking the time

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Here is another low resolution film shot with close to final lighting:
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Drew

1 Year Ago

The final film rendering in HD begins today.
Below is a 1/4th H D rendering that is from one of 5 sets built for the film.
This set is the first completed.
Peace, Drew

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Victoria Tekhtilova

1 Year Ago

.Hello Drew, very futuristic !

Here is a shot from my film :)

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   the goal of life .... dancing with the stars? I enjoy the Slow Life :)
may be called the film "Ocean Dance"?
Good luck and successful promotion.
Best wishes, Victoria

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Drew

1 Year Ago

Here is a GIF clip of a partial set. The completed set did make it to the film:

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Drew

1 Year Ago

After around 5 years of not drawing anything of importance (while I was in night school getting my engineering degree), I drew this pencil drawing.
This will make it in the film. I did a digital colored version of the drawing but most likely, the original version will be selected:

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The City Set is the most complicated set in the film: Here is some low res frame renderings from said set:
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Drew

1 Year Ago

Here are 3 more frames from the film featuring the Lilith Character, This character is unique. She was sculpted completely by me (not a Poser mesh) and I hold the copyrights to the 3d mesh.

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Drew

1 Year Ago

While extensive time and energy was put into the creation of this animated character, she was too complicated to use as the main character in the film. The main character was design for production with ease of animation in mind. So much learning came from this proto-type and many clips were developed, they are being weaved into the film along with many experimental clips.

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The final scenes to be constructed of coarse are usually the most refined. The scenes below are no exception.
They evolve multiple characters interacting with one another with an environment that was created with experience from previous work.

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Drew

1 Year Ago

Here's another stage set in the film that contains a lot of my old traditional art as well as some old digital paintings and digital colored pen & inks.

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The is the opening set of the film. Of course it is the last set and set of scenes that are being worked on during the film animation process.
The scene for the most part is empty but will be filled soon. most of the animation is already done but some close ups and alternates are needed.


For the film release date: at first this release date was slated for mid June 2013. It looks like the last part of July is more realistic and a teaser/ trailer should be out in June.


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Roz Abellera Art

1 Year Ago

H. Drew your art is awesome. I cant wait to see the film.

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much Roz. After the film is released, I will begin teaching 3d animation on several software platforms. one day I hope my students and I will be able to produce a major feature film that will launch their film making careers.

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

OUCH! My hard drive had a physical failure last Thursday evening right before I backed it up and I lost 2 months of animation because of it. The set I was working on was the most detailed and complicated of all the sets :( Oh well...., time to roll my sleeves up, take the losses, learn from the lesson and get back to work.


The was the set that was lost:(

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GuoJun Pan

1 Year Ago

H Drew, these are great science fiction.
In my opinion, images are elements of creation.
If you put them together it will be movie or video game(there are other elements).
Since the process of combination usually looks linear, so I prefer the elements.

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks GuoJun. not interested in making video games but at one time I did work on a video game using POV as the animation code.
Now, I am busy redoing 2 months of work that was lost when my hard-drive failed. :(
Not much time left for the forum...
Thanks for all of your support!
H. E. Drew

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Today is the day I go full-time with my new animation/robotic company. Just got back from vacation and ready to take on the challenge of being an entrepreneur.

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After loosing my hard drive on my PC with two months worth of animation files data lost, I have rebuild said files and almost back were I was 3 weeks ago before the hard drive crash.

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Back to where I was before the hard-drive crash! took 3-weeks, with a week vacation. Being alot more carefull with the file backups. learned that hard lesson............

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Drew

1 Year Ago

Here's another short film
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Drew

1 Year Ago

Even though the hard-drive crash set me back a few months, it gave me the opportunity to work on three more paintings to be included in the film. Just finished this oil on canvas 2 days ago and hopefully the next two want be far behind:

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Drew

1 Year Ago

Back in production after a 2 month vacation:)
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Linda Mungerson

1 Year Ago

Looks very interesting good wishes to you.

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Thanks So Much Linda! I appreciate the support:)
It's good to be back to work!

 

Drew

1 Year Ago

Moving forward
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Drew

1 Year Ago

Newly rendered frame:
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Drew

1 Year Ago

Newly rendered frame:

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The Ship has Landed...LOL!
Applied for my LLC and will announce the company's name when it is approved by Florida's business registries.

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The name of the business was excepted.....Yah.....Now contracts can be drawn up:)
It's called Verrocchio's Workshop, LLC

Finish the last two oil paintings that will appear in the film, here is one of them:

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Drew

1 Year Ago

The last oil painting completed for the film.
This painting was a very fun painting to create;)
Inspired by the relation my beautiful partner, best friend and spouse and I have together.


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Drew

1 Year Ago

This thread has been closed do to newly updated thread.
See: http://fineartamerica.com/showmessages.php?messageid=1595167
Thanks for all of your support.

 

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