my entry in greyscale gorillas's latest "5 second project" movember related contest titled "HUGE mustache" where you're given a theme\title and have to create 5 seconds of animation to go with it.

created in lightwave and after effects, the character is my low poly interpretation of a very old lightwave tutorial, modeled and rigged in a day (rigging courtesy of my auto rigging script). render passes,post and audio edit in another half day.

rendered out rawrgb, occlusion, cel edges and a painted/occluded muscle map, comped together using various blend modes. flicker and vignette from some old super8 footage i'd filmed years ago, grading and colour treatment via curves with a touch of magic bullet in after effects.

kinda happy with the concept more than the final project, could have done with a few more seconds :)

as usual feel free to ask if you've any questions


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Five Second Project - "Huge Mustache"

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    i got referred to greyscalegorilla, its amazing.. will follow this site from now :)

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    Drat! Somewhere between desktop and Vimeo my video became 6 seconds long. Crud. See here if you have an extra second to spare:
    Otherwise, nice work everyone. Cool stuff!

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    i accidentally clicked the remove from channel check box in my video setting :( but here is my video

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