Fate Saga is a fantastical, action/drama animated series about fate and free will, and follows Cain, a knight who can see the future. With only glimpses of prophecies to guide him, Cain interferes in natural disasters and war in hopes of stopping his tragic visions from happening.

However, in a world on the brink of an apocalypse, is knowing the final outcome enough to change it?

Fate Saga is an original animated action/drama series taking place in a fantastical world based on Medieval Europe.

19 March 2014

Cyrus Plushie Illustration Birthday Gift by Jay Miller!

March 6th was my 30th birthday, and this adorable little Cyrus plushie drawing was an unexpected and wonderful gift from the awesomely talented Jay Miller!  Check out this image and his other fantastic words on his DeviantART account!

Thanks so much, Jay!!

13 March 2014

Lukas Simple Puppet Walk

Last semester, for my Animation class I had put together a Lukas puppet as a demonstration on how a 2D puppet is constructed, and how to draw one out from a base sketch.  This semester, I'm going to provide the Lukas puppet along with other puppets I've made for the students to experiment with.  However, before I handed it over, I wanted to do a short test on my own to ensure the puppet's functionality.  Especially since Lukas is one of the more complicated characters (having a flexible neck, tail, lab coat, frills, etc.  It's more complex than some of the more base rigs they'll have a chance to experiment with).

His neck is done with frame-by-frame animation, but everything else is puppeted.  He has an alternate frill (where it's spread out in his 'fear' or 'aggressive' state) and alternate eyes (wide eyes, shut, narrow).  Coming up, I may do a dialogue test which will stretch the bounds of the puppet and use alternate parts, but for now I wanted to test its base functionality.

And, of course, since there was a need to create and animate a puppet, I just had to do one for Fate Saga.  It's great to see Lukas move for the first time!