Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Keep On Lookin'

After the last shots from Ralph Bakshi's "Hey Good Lookin'" sequence we've been examining we come to the long middle (close to the end).

Again, the difference in character design and animation styles is striking.

Above, Vinnie. Cut to:

Dad, above.

They almost look like they're from different pictures.

The animation follows suit.

Above: Stiffness in all the gestures, trying to "naturalistic" even when forcing perspective.

The father's cartoonishness welcomes the exaggeration the animation calls for.

Here you see Crazy bring that cartoonishness into frame with Vinnie.  Watch Vinnie's legs in the quicktime.

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