Things are a bit crazy around here, but classes are going pretty well so far this semester – a group directed study (where I’m working on my thesis) and a special effects class (all hand drawn). The first assignment for effects was to animate a matchstick lighting up – I was pretty happy with the result (and the process was fun, too!).
I’m keeping track of all video & image reference for my class on this pinterest page. Here’s a page of notes I took while studying ref & planning the animation: