animationnation mission statementunited we brandanimationnation facebook
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney

  • Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter

  • Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery

  • I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn

  • When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones

  • And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus

  • A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney

  • What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi

  • Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones

  • Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb

Fletcher is up!

Share your views on the state of the Animation Industry.

Fletcher is up!

Postby DanFletc » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:00 am

Hi Everybody,

I just posted this week's Fletcher episode:

http://fletchercomics.com/

Cougar writes fan fiction for the Gaslight Ghoul, which is a character I made up for the series. So it's a fiction about fan fiction about a fictional character. Yeah, another one of THOSE. :)

Hope you like!

Dan
DanFletc
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:49 pm

Re: Fletcher is up!

Postby Charles » Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:01 am

At first glance I mistook Cougar for a cougar, but after watching your video I see that he is indeed a character in your series.

As with your Valentines Day video, the strength of this is the dialogue which is well written and handled nicely, and I learned something from this.

Consider developing the aesthetics of your series. For example, when Cougar raised him arm, I noticed that his hand had no fingers. I think if you developed the design a little more it'll help get the look of the film on par with the interesting dialogue.

The look of your project is important. In places where you can further develop it, I think you should. The more you progress with the design, the more visually appealing it will be and you'll expand your audience.

Anyway, that's my 2 cents.

Thanks for posting the link to the latest episode of Fletcher, Dan. Looking forward to the next entry.
_________________________________

Daily Z

Image
User avatar
Charles
 
Posts: 7502
Joined: Thu May 13, 2010 5:36 pm

Re: Fletcher is up!

Postby DanFletc » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:49 pm

Thank you very much, Charles!

I am still developing the feel of the series. On the one hand, I want the kind of comic-strip surrealism (I tend to think of it as Bill Waterson-ish) while still be solid enough to seem real.
Thanks for the input!
Dan
DanFletc
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:49 pm


Return to General Discussion

cron