Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Jibba Jabba

Hey y'all. I've been trying to do research on basic jib jab techniques to get ready for that short pioneer jib jab project coming up.

Here are some fun examples of the different stylistic approaches to jib jab animation:

Time for some Campaigning :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adc3MSS5Ydc
Obama Saves the Day:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVFdAJRVm94m
Monty Python:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ72fcHDUC8
Hedgehog in the Frog:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRsXU4Q6a0Q
Tale of Tales:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmcp4XNCWRY&feature=related


So I tried to do a little test animation to get my feet wet. It's not spectacular but it utilizes some of the basic principles of jibba jabba:

video


Here are some tutorial sites that I came across that I found pretty helpful. I'll add more as I find them:

Basics:
http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/beginner-series/create-the-jibjab-effect/
Putting it together:
http://blog.jibjab.com/2008/07/14/putting-it-all-together/
Utilizing the Puppet Pin Tool:
http://www.motionworks.com.au/2009/02/the-dancing-can-part-1/
Overview for AfterEffect tools:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AfterEffects/9.0/WSB2E4332E-8EA6-4fa2-AF6F-D50C22088EE3a.html

1 comment:

Rob Allen said...

Paul thanks for documenting your research here. This is useful stuff.