I’m not even ashamed to say that I woke up the entire house to get someone else to deal with this.
I knew there was something in my room because I had sticky notes on my wall and they were rustling so I got up and turned my light on and found that thing.
So I took a photo so that everyone would know I was not exaggerating it’s size and that it existed before going in search of someone to get rid of it- just in case they dropped it.
I decided to make a backboard for the bottom vivarium, rather than the plastic sheet currently on it.
Vents cut into wood
Image painted on, with tape around the edges to make a nice border
Inserted into vivarium
I discovered, when I was putting the backboard into place, that i had managed to measure the placement of the bottom vent incorrectly and instead had to put the vent behind the wood. That being said, the top vent was a perfect fit and helps to pin the board to the back of the vivarium without the need for any adhesives.
I did this little Maya Tutorial, it was pretty fun.
Creating the pumpkins
Creating the stalk
Cutting out shapes
Cutting Out Red Riding Hood
Added stencils moving :
I had parented pumpkin 1 to spinning disc 2 and vice versa:
I think this was because I hadn’t placed the pumpkins
Maya Learning Channel. (2014).
Creating an animated pumpkin carving.Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKY0hV1Sa7w&list=PL8hZ6hQCGHMX2C9aGrq7W7BTexycyyokV. Last accessed 22nd Aug 2015.
I revisited my boxing glove and it turned out far better this time.
I started off using a deforming lattice, then modelled the thumb and curved part of the glove.
Perspective Smoothed Textured
Perspective Unsmoothed Textured
Front Smooth Textured
Back Smooth Textured
Create Deformers > Lattice. Available: http://download.autodesk.com/global/docs/maya2014/en_us/index.html?url=files/Create_Deformers__Lattice.htm,topicNumber=d30e359024. Last accessed 12th Aug 2015.
Hermes, M. (2014).
Maya Tutorial for Beginners – Lattice Deformer.Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jviQSB6quJY. Last accessed 12th Aug 2015.
I still need to add sound to the animation, and I also need to fix the window frame. Currently the texture is sketchy on it.