Posts Tagged ‘Aimée van Drimmelen’

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Hothouse 7: The hard stuff and the easy stuff

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** I won’t write much because after days and days and days of 14 hour days my brain is pretty much toasted, buttered and eaten. Things are going really well, but each day I think I might be a more »

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Hothouse 7: Oil Drum

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** A while back I was asked to elaborate a bit more on my process shooting under camera stop motion on drumskins. For several years now I’ve been using coated drumskins, like what you’d find on the exterior of more »

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Hothouse 7: Animating animals… Am I crazy?

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** All week and all weekend has and will be spent working with the tireless Jelena Popovic, editing and tweaking our animations in preparation for Picture Lock. For those not in the know (like me, not too long ago), more »

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Hothouse 7: Swimming Towards Picture Lock

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** I thought I’d give a quick update on the flood situation while a chunk of my animatic renders. Let’s just say things got worse. Let’s just say we had to abandon ship once we lost use of our more »

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Hothouse 7: Why animate when you can sandbag?

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** Here’s a little video I shot the other day. Due to impending floods in the valley, the past week has been a balance of filling sandbags, hauling sandbags, tossing sandbags and … oh yeah, and working on my more »

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Hothouse 7: Moving Sky

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** I finished shooting my under camera background sequences this week, holed up in a bedroom at the cabin while flocks of pelicans and other birds made their way up and down the valley. There are three separate background more »

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Hothouse 7: Testing testing

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** My camera and stand made it safely to Saskatchewan, and you can guess what I’ve been doing all weekend. I’m impressed with the image capture software Dragon, which is extremely user friendly and makes stop-motion with a fancy more »

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Hothouse 7: Collecting

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** I figured the most effective way to animate my background and several other inky/watery sequences in my piece would be by doing it on drumskins. I’ve worked a lot on drumskins over the years (see some here), and more »

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Hothouse 7: Aimée van Drimmelen

The following is a guest post by Aimée van Drimmelen as part of the Hothouse Program. *** Hi everyone, my name is Aimée. I’m an illustrator and artist formerly of Montreal, currently living and working out of a cabin on a lake in Saskatchewan (my home province). My animation will be about the Alberta Tar more »