Story Development
Initial story sketches and script notes and exploratory silhouette compositions.
Story development notes from sketchbook.
Story development notes from sketchbook.
Character Design
Character design work. Head turnaround, face lighting chart and 3D reference sculpts. I was mainly responsible for the design of the faces while Mikai Geronimo designed the bodies and character turnarounds.
Exploratory character sketches
Emil Djakub and Kate early design exploration
Early design exploration for Djakub, Kate and Emil.
Emil head turn around model sheet.
Location Design
Location design work. From start to end: Location reference board, field research board from The Gate Theatre, Dublin. Initial layout drawings. Stage & catwalk designs. Backstage costume room concepts. Stage set designs and 3D theatre diorama.
Theater locaiton design exploratory sketches. Green room, costume room, Djakubs desk
Theater stage and catwalk concepts.
Kate and Djakubs costume rooms. Layout and colour concepts.
Theater stage design concepts.
Kitchen and prop knife model sheet
A selection of oil pastel backgrounds painted for the film.
Fall of the Ibis King animation background oil pastel
Theater stage background art oil pastel
Fall of the Ibis King prop tree
Kate changing room chair background art
Backstage theater oil pastel background
Theater wings oil pastel background art
Theater stage from above oil pastel background
Fall of the Ibis King finale oil pastel background
A selection of shots I animated.
A selection still frames from the finished film.
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