Thursday, August 16, 2018

Beat-Boards 20.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Beat-Boards 19.


Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Beat-Boards 18.

 Final composition and colors.

Layout.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 17.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character Setup by takes Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Beat-Boards 16.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by takes Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Beat-Boards 15.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Beat-Boards 14.

 Final composition and colors.

 First pass color by Joty Lam.

Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 13.

Pencil & Photoshop. Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

In Memoriam.

For many of us living in the Los Angeles area, the city will just not be the same after the sudden passing of Jonathan Gold.

Photoshop. 2018. Copyright Luc Desmarchelier.

Beat-Boards 12.

 Final composition and color.

 Layout.

Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa.
Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Beat-Boards 11.


Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 10.



Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Beat-Boards 9.

 Final Composition and colors.

 Layout.

Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 8.

Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 7.

 Final composition and colors.

Layout.

Pencil & photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Beat-Boards 6.

 Final composition and color.

 Layout.

Character setup by Takeshi Miyazawa.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 5.

Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 4.

This concept sketch was updated with new characters for the beat-boards.

Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 3.

Another example of the collaborative process on the beats, with Stephan pushing for scale.

Final composition and color.

 Layout 2nd pass.

 Layout and characters comp.

Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat-Boards 2.

Pencil & Photoshop. Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Beat -Boards.

As part of the presentation to the studio, we worked on a full color beat-board to pitch the story and the visual style. Stephan directed the staging, working with Takeshi. I would then work out the layout, composition and color. Here's an example of the process.

 Final composition and color.

 Layout.

Characters by Takeshi Miyazawa.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Launch Pad.


Corel Painter. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Street level.

Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Powers Building.


Pencil & Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Formation Flying.

Photoshop. 2010. Copyright Sony Pictures Animation.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Silver 4.

Speaking of Stephan, the final chapter of Silver is coming out soon... Always a lesson in story-telling. Get yours and some extra goodies from the Kickstarter page.
Link to SILVER Volume 4.

Copyright Stephan Franck/Dark Planet. 2018.