Jul 7, 2013

The Butterfly (An Unfinished Test)

     Last summer before taking Ani 129B I did an animation test about a relatively sad man made relatively happier by a butterfly. After nearing the polishing stage my laptop crashed, and stupid me never backed up my files. I regrettably lost about 90% of my work on the project.
     Luckily I had sent one playblast to Stephanie DeGiovanni, who was kind enough to never delete it from her computer. After getting the file from her my laptop crashed again and sadly that was one of the few files I still didn't back up. So now after getting it from her a second time almost a year later I made 10,000 copies of that one playblast, as well as uploaded it online so it's forever on the web.

The Butterfly (Unfinished Test)

from Youri Dekker on Vimeo.

     This is probably the most completed it will ever get. Technically I could start over-- which I may do one day-- or I may just do a shorter iteration of this test. But for now I move forward...with one eye on the save button and the other on the backup files in my external hard drive. 


  1. This is awesome!! Love the variation in the beats and expressions. Keep it up man!

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