Sunday, August 13, 2006

Yankee Irving

Yankee Irving, now re-titled “Everyone’s Hero” is a project I worked on during summer 2004. My job was to take original character design sketches, and map them out for 3d modeling. I drew diagrams called “orthographic character views”, “orthographies” for short. Orthographies are a spread of a single character in front, side and back views, drawn in a position suitable for rigging. It’s kind of like a model sheet/character roatation, but more strict and technical. Our team did orthographies for every character in the film, the 3d modelers used them as a guide for building the characters you see on screen.

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