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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

8 Crazy Nights...
Today I thought I'd share with you an image from the animated feature "8 crazy nights". It's a film starring Adam Sandler as himself as well as these two interesting characters which he also provided the voices for. I did this image to set-up my scene before I started animating it. It was included in my thumbnail drawings to show layout, composition, fielding, size relationship, if the characters are on model and eye direction. I don't always include a page like this but for this particular scene we had to adjust the layout slightly. Once I got the approval from the director on both the thumbnails and this set-up, I was then able to move forward and start animating the scene.

20 Comments:

Blogger Gerald said...

You've got such a great blog of enties. Reading each one is like a flash back at the times I've seen those animations. Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by.

2/08/2006 1:42 PM  
Blogger St John Street said...

awesome stuff as usual Kevin that's movie was funny stuff

2/08/2006 2:34 PM  
Blogger Dave Pryor said...

Nice to see some old school animation art. Thanks for sharing this Kevin!

2/08/2006 9:53 PM  
Blogger rubio2d said...

Great blog! Love the classic way of your drawiings, the Peter Pan Sketches are superb (the one showing his back is brrrrr fantastic!!!!)
Thanks for your visit!

2/09/2006 8:32 AM  
Blogger BLOGGED ARTERY said...

Wow! I didn't know you worked on this unitl the other day! Pretty cool dude! Love it!

2/09/2006 9:22 AM  
Blogger Mark McDonnell said...

These were funny characters.

MAC

2/09/2006 12:55 PM  
Blogger martin wittig said...

Wow man, You worked on that too? Man , I love commin here to check out your art.

2/09/2006 7:31 PM  
Blogger Virginia Valle said...

Hello Kevin
Thanks for your comment.
Your drawings are really cute and thanks for sharing it. I hope we can see more.

2/10/2006 6:50 PM  
Blogger Vector_V said...

Thanks for stopping by Kevin... seeing all your wonderful designs (especially concerning that personal story you’ll working on...) I’ll bet "The Dark Crystal" is one of your favourite films too, right? (...wonder how Genndy Tartakovsky’s gonna approach his part on DC2), I simply love the clear style you’re using for yours anyway.

And also, great stuff with the scenes on those features by the way, I’ll be back for sure.

Fine greetings (and listen to your wife!)


Cheers!

2/10/2006 6:54 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Pollack said...

Did you work for Bardel when you did this? I started workign there as this film finished.

This was a Super Funny film.

Nice Stuff

2/10/2006 7:03 PM  
Blogger Smook said...

I never did see this film, but remember seeing some of your animation and others from the film. Always good stuff! Thanks for sharing, Kev!

2/10/2006 8:30 PM  
Blogger Shaz Lym said...

Love your stuff man...your drawings have so much life...

2/10/2006 8:55 PM  
Blogger Cecilia's Art said...

hi! thanks very much 4 your comment!

i appreciate it too much! , very nice blog u too, u have very good drawings and well if u work doing that u shoud be very good!!!!

thank u, i´l be posting a new one soon, i hope u like it, !

kisses!

2/10/2006 9:02 PM  
Blogger Cholki said...

Nice Blog love to see your boy character in action. Thanks for the compliment on my blog.

2/11/2006 12:01 AM  
Blogger Crescendo said...

Good lines !

2/11/2006 4:37 AM  
Blogger Goobeetsablog said...

there's a nice character to these guys. Lot's of great drawing here.

-brian

2/11/2006 8:40 AM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

This film is my first job in the industry ... worked on this film as a PA intern while I was at school. Nice drawing!

2/11/2006 8:22 PM  
Blogger RoboTaeKwon-Z said...

Thanks for the comment on my site! Hey, you have a really nice blog here! Really great stuff!
I've seen 8 Crazy Nights and I liked it! There is some really good work in there. I never thought it deserved to be bashed the way it was.
Too many haters out there.

2/12/2006 2:53 AM  
Blogger craig said...

great poses for this scene Kevin! Always nice to see what you put up

2/12/2006 9:15 AM  
Blogger kevin micallef said...

Thanks everyone. I really, really appreciate your comments. It pleases me to have so many comments regarding traditionally animated drawings!

Jennifer...I was working for Yowza (Toronto) when I animated on this film. Thanks.

2/12/2006 4:39 PM  

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