Miss Potter

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D.T. Nethery
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Miss Potter

Post by D.T. Nethery » 04 Apr 2015, 01:57

Today I watched the film "Miss Potter" (2006) .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Potter" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

There are animated sequences in the film. I was interested to find out more , so searching on the internet I found this:

http://www.cgsociety.org/index.php/CGSF ... iss_potter" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I found that TVPaint ("Mirage/TVP 7.0") was used in the production of the animation.
"Passion Pictures got started on creating the animated illustrations. Chris Knott’s technique was an elaboration of what he developed for “Roger Rabbit”. In this pipeline, once the line animation was completed, another tier of artists would isolate areas of the drawings by producing animated, sculptural mattes. The artwork highlights and shadows could then be adjusted for the live action lighting. But in this case, rather than simply providing a structure to the drawing, these mattes were used to apply successive layers of color graded matte work. This artwork ranged from base watercolor washes to layers of animated fur and fine whisker lines. A major challenge was to maintain the look of Potter’s original illustrations. The right amount of pencil, ink and translucency had to be achieved.

I produced the initial animated watercolor washes in Bauhaus Mirage”, Knott explained. “A textured screen was prepared, then flipped, repositioned, resized and then processed on slow dissolves. The idea was that you would feel the movement rather than see it.” "
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Re: Miss Potter

Post by lemec » 04 Apr 2015, 04:17

Ah, good ol' Mirage. That was my first iteration of TVPaint software, and once I used it, I was totally hooked. Back then you couldn't turn the screen/canvas!

It's come so far!
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Re: Miss Potter

Post by Fabrice » 04 Apr 2015, 13:06

I was always wondering how the 2D animation was created in this film.
I'm glad to know it's a TVPaint technology behind it. :)

Thanks for the input David.
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Re: Miss Potter

Post by Elodie » 07 Apr 2015, 05:50

Fabrice wrote:I was always wondering how the 2D animation was created in this film.
I'm glad to know it's a TVPaint technology behind it. :)

Thanks for the input David.
The same here :D

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