Here’s a film I made for Bricks in Motion’s “The Citizen of the Year LIVES” contest. I made the film in September, couldn’t release it until November 1st. I keep forgetting that I have a blog around here, so this post is a bit late, but not too terribly late, I suppose.
I also made this for the secondary TCOTY Lives contest, which was an art contest:
There’s nothing better than a good love story to warm your heart…
In this film, everything (sound effects, animation, etc), except for the music, was created by me.
Captain D. Rom is the best cop around. Sometimes he is a little too good. While looking for new police officers, he looses control and launches into interigation mode in the comedic police brickfilm.
Harrison Allen: https://www.youtube.comannoyingnoisesinc
Walter Benson: https://www.youtube.com/walterbensonvids
MADE IN (under) 24 HOURS! Yep, that’s right. I started at 7:00 am on January 3, 2015, and am ending when this finished uploading at about 5:00 am on the 4th. Made for a contest on BricksInMotion.com called THAC XII (That’s “Twenty-four Hour Animation Contest 12).
Happy National Rip Your Arm Out Of It’s Socket Day! Rumor has it that Bob started this holiday on the Venture Explorer while crashing into the Maelstrom. Once Max from the LEGO Club heard about it, he thought it was a great idea, and made it the official LEGO Club Salute!
Now the LEGO Friends have done it, hoping to turn it into the top fad for 2014. All you have to do is rip your arm right out of it’s socket and hold it up above your head! Send us your pictures on Twittter (@_rioforce)! 😀 This could become the new Selfie!
Do not try this at home. Ask your parent’s permission before you rip your arm out of it’s socket. Contact a plastic surgeon like Dr. Clickitt if you have any trouble getting your arm back into your socket. Do not do if you are taking any medication. The results could be painful. Contact your minifigure before ripping your arm out of it’s socket, because they are a lot smarter. CHOCKING HAZARD: Not intended for use for children under 3 years old. If you have read this entire paragraph so far, why did you waste your time, nobody reads the fine print. Sharp pain or swelling of your nose may occur. If you do not have a nose, contact your mother immediately. LEGO is not responsible for damage caused by burgilars or mental harm from LEGO Friends. Do not try this if you are eating a cookie; give your cookie to me then try it.
If you are new in Blender, or even if you are an experienced Blender user, you can be frustrated with the software at times. And odds are, this might just be you:
So, here are some excellent reasons to give up!
1. Cycles: Its tough to get started with! Nodes are so complicated! Render times are longer.
2. Lighting and Shaders: Getting perfect lighting is so hard! Why aren’t there presets or something to make it easier?