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So here's the future plan :
Still working on main production. I am making layout of all scenes. After I finish organizing details I'll contact animation team again or contact another team to work with.
If I can't find proper animation team I'm going to hire new animators by myself.
So I can't keep the Feb preview plan promise. I'll announce again after I find animation team and start working with them. I apologize again to all fans for delays.
Most of these steps are usually dropped if I make animation alone. Because I don't have to explain about background concept, character drawing guides and others. I have thought "This is not good. I can not make animation forever alone. I have to know how work with other artists" So, I have started this project.
This is my first reward what I get through this project. I realized that what I needed was a producer. (0_0);;;;; OK, next time, I will find a producer first.
Main production will begin at next month.
Current goal is finish it at Feb, 2018 and I guess I can ship the DVD and other perks in April.
It's feel like someone at my back saying with grin; "You was not busy until now, wasn't it?". I want to say back to him "No I wasn't! I was busy like crazy and I really worked hard to make it this far!" however, I can't because it feels like it will make me slower if I stop my hands for even a short minute.
Thank you so much for your patience to all fans and backers.
Difference of design of Il-ho between 2007 and 2017. you can check it on DVD exclusive reward.
The "There she is!!" tabletop game project by iN'Sanity Games have been successfully funded last month. Congratulations!!
There is some duplicated rewards/perks in this campaign and my DVD campaign. They are Digital Wallpapers, Digital thanks card and 72 hour preview link. Yes, "the 72 hours preview link" means preview of "another step". And it's estimated delivery day is...
Suddenly deadline of "another step" has decided. It's just beginning of the main production phase, only 3 months left. Is it possible? It should be possible, right? Whatever, I'll make it happen!
There She Is!!
There will be statue of "There she is!!" characters. Hard to believe it.
So many sculptures of characters in here, Jae-mi road. Such as "Pororo", who is top beloved children character.
Masters of slapsticks (Larvas are in front of hotel!!)
Volt the blue squrrel (cannot transform)
Ha-ny who reminds me of Lee Sunhee*
And there will be Doki and Nabi!
...hard to take photo with because of it's height.
Seoul Business Agency's supporting program to make new attraction on Jae-mi road. Now it's on design and consultation with local citizens. Such a huge job to make just one statue. I never could do this alone.
Like this, something I was just dreamed about becomes real in here. Sometimes I regret doing this open studio when such things happens and I had to postpone animation work. However these amazing things never could happen if I didn't decided to start it.
It's been a year. Thanks to all fans who visited here whether accidentally or intentionally.
New episode of "there she is!!" is almost at the main production phase.
I'll tell you little secret, My final goal about statue is make one at the Maronie park at Seoul Daehak-ro.
*Lee Sunhee: legendary korean singer. Singer of title song of "Run Ha-ny!!" animation.
Now, it is phase I should hire staff. It is very nervous for me who usually work alone.
To be honest, it is best to work alone. I don't need to explain every each brilliant ideas I got to my right hand. No need to make such thing like storyboard. No one complains if I change something in the middle of working. However, working alone got more cons than pros. The biggest con is it will take too much time. Also it makes limited art style. I made "Tthere She Is!!" as current style because it is easy for one person animator. So it's color and outline become very simple. Still it took almost a year to make one episode.
To work with other people, I need to separate process for each artist. Fortunately there is a guideline made by senior animators which is very efficient.
Key animation, Inbetweening and Cleanup are the parts that take so much time to finish. And those are important parts which shows the quality of the animation. So it is important to find skilled and well communicating partners.
There was a time I failed at working together. That's when I found out the importance of communication.
Now I should make a phone call to the people who I should ask to work with me. I'm very introverted person so I need a big caurage to do that. please wish me a luck.
Actually, I thought it was perfect timing when I receive this suggestion from iN'Sanity Games? one year ago. My DVD would be finished on early year 2017 -> start kickstarter of this project. : this was my expect. But I couldn't finish my work on time, so this happened as you see.
iN'Sanity Games? carried on this project very enthusiastically. They are already big fan of "There She Is!!" This game is based on the story of the animations. "There She Is!!" game was one of my dream. I am so excited on this project!
Check out There She Is!! (The Tabletop Game) on kickstarter : https://goo.gl/oqAoDl
Will Doki and Nabi overcome the challenges to their relationship? Help them out in There She Is!! The Tabletop Game! JUNE 20th on Kickstarter!!
Sam ho(my recent favorite one)'s appearance secne. I want this to be threatening.
Like always, scene I imagined in my head become lousy when it got actually made. In my imagination scene 4 was "super!" but it become like dancing, which made me so frustrated. It happenes a lot.
Actually this is the acting I want. Simple and realistic. But, to make this simple animation look great animatior's skill must be perfect. I don't think I'm that good yet, maybe I need to practice about 10 years more to become that good. So, not this one.
That's why I added some animation to the right hand but.... that made left hand's animation looks awkward. NG.
Cut some animation of right hand was not good for both. awkward. NG
Isn't it looks like he's making heart with arms? This was supposed to be threatening!
To make it look like not making heart so I made arm's animation uneven but that didn't worked. I tried several times to make this look better but failed. There is few more failed animation like this one.
But there is no such thing like fruitless effort. From idea in take 04 and time wasting in take 05 turns out like this. Also I found out that raised one arm looks much more threatening. This is how I finished this scene animation.
JAEMIRO Street fair is successfully finished!
Now I'll go back to working "There she is!!"
Indiegogo funding have reached over $35,000 and stretch goal has been unlocked!! Short animation will be included in DVD!! Thank you so much for your generosity. InDemand will be closed soon. Because of my poor english I couldn't understand it's system cleary so I couldn't close it at Mar 30th. I fixed it and it will be closed within 3 days, I can't reopen InDemand so if anyone considering join funding, you should decide quickly!