Showreel

This is the 30 second showreel of my work that shows my progress and the development on my FMP.   I also had to edit together the showreels from my class.

Final Animation Improved

After I had people review my animation do the questionnaire, I changed my final animation a little bit. I drew out some more assets which included coral, fish, and star fish. As well as making some scenes a little shorter so they didn’t drag on. I also included credits at the end. To give the […]

Music

For my animation, I decided to create my own music. I wanted to do this to give the animation an original feel to it. To start, I chose to make the music inspired by the blues due to the name of the animation. I had help from my music teacher with coming up with some […]

Final animation

For my final major project, I chose to do a 2D animation. I decided to do it about a jellyfish and came up with the idea to use blues music and decided on the name Jellyfish Blues. I was also inspired by my sister’s love for jellyfish. Despite this not being my first time doing […]

Animation progress

To start out, I decided that my animation would be a stop-motion animation style for the characters. So for this, I drew out a quick sketch for how the character would look and imported it.  I then decided, after I had the basic shape of my character, to start on the backgrounds, so I drew the […]

Assets

The images below are the stages of animation for my character and other assets. I drew out each motion and scene to give the characters a jittery and wobbly effect.

Life cycle of a Jellyfish

The jellyfish starts out as larva. It swims around till it finds a solid surface then fixes itself to the surface and overtime, it transforms into a polyp. The polyp then starts the process of strobilation, this is where it begins to develop horizontal lines across the end of its body. The lines eventually deepen enough for the […]