Tuesday, December 1, 2009
I wrote a short story about a kid living in a dust bowl country town back around 1910 who goes to the traveling show that comes to town. He sees things that change him and at the end he realizes that he loses a big part of his childhood innocence that night and comes to regret it.
So I storyboarded it out. I had to go without any elaborate camera movement so I could lay them out nine to a page like this.
I think it's a really touching tale about those moments that move us forward in to adulthood, whether we want to or not. Such is life.
The first one is Animals/Insects/Plants. Yes, that is a Croc-a-roo. Creepy huh.
The second is military equipment and some conceptual design based off of the military stuff.
The third is old Cars/planes/Trains.
I think people would watch it.
From right to left:
My Dred Pirate Roberts (Mexican Revolution influenced) design from Princess Bride.
A modern take on a samurai warrior.
My Dr. Frankenstein (Gear-head Mechanic/Joe Mad) design.
And lastly my Goliath design from Disneys Gargoyles. I tried to make him more Celtic.
I still think Gargoyles was the best thing to come from Disney in years for an older audience.
Here's the design I did for the "future" Ecto 1. Pretty mean huh.
That thing that looks like a shark is my attempt to design the Nautilus from 20,000 Leagues. When it's in "monster mode" the tail fins rotate to the sides and create a single flipper like a whale or dolphin.
Bottom Left is a military rapid troop transport ship.
Bottom Right is a civilian passenger jet that has wings that fold back at sub-sonic speeds. L.A. to N.Y. in an hour, amazing!!! ... but the food still sucks.