Today he has shared with us the basic steps of animation department, portfolio preparation, and shared his own work in film from start to finish.
Summary of workshop:
Beginnings (beginning process of production)
1. story concept
3. screen play (story)
How to Research
1.Online (Armand does most of his research online these days)
2.trips (Armand went to San Diego Zoo for research of famous movie "Surf's up" !)
* Do research before you start anything. for an example, even you are just about to draw a person, you need to know the anatomy first. Your artwork shows if you have understood the basic rules and design.
1.Thumbnail (small basic sketch of what your idea)
Positions in Art Department (Visual Development)
Art Director (2 Art Director in Sony)
3D ArtistMatt Painter (Live Action/Animation)
He showed us early production of famous movie "Surf's Up", "Mulan" ...