PHASE ONE

1. Pre-Production

A. Understanding the Brief

  • Client completes a Standardised Briefing Form.
  • Studio (in consultation with Client) ensures insightful grasp of Brief.

B. Sourcing Reference Images

  • Studio either shoots relevant photographs; or sources existing images; or both (depending on specific requirements).

C. Character Casting

  • Client selects Character/s Facial Features from various reference images.
  • Client specifies other factors: Gender; Age; Complexion; Hairstyle; Body Type; Attire and Accessories.
  • Client specifies preferred (PANTONE) Character/s Complexion.

D. Scene Composition (Using Mannequins)

  • Studio (in close consultation with Client) creates several Mannequin scenes (excluding backgrounds) from which Client makes a single final selection that will inform sketches.

NB Factors to be considered include:

  • Camera: Angle, Distance and Lens Focal Length
  • Location: Indoors / Outdoors / Urban / Rural / Other
  • Ambience
  • Props

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E. Character Development (Sketching)

Character Development

F. Background Development

Background Development

PHASE TWO

2. Production

A. Inking

B. Line Refinement

C. Flood Fill

D. Effects

PHASE THREE

3. Post Production

A. Composition

B. Collating

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