I realised that the black and white interface I have been building is a bit dull for Kindergarten age kids. I decided to make things a bit more interesting with a purple, blotchy skin tone for the monster.
I am looking forward to animating all my frames again and seeing the new colourful version moving around. Because I am using layers in Inkscape to generate my animation frames, the process of getting all my images was pretty painful (many files in three resolutions).
To solve the problem I need to write some code to automate the frame generation process. Once that is written, I will post it on Github.
Numberline Concept Art
Concept artwork for my current iOS project. It is a little app to teach young children simple arithmetic, but I want the UI to include some fun, cartoony animations, so the bulk of the work is here.
I haven't ever done cartoon animation before, so this has been a big learning experience. Still very amateurish, but I feel like I am making progress. Here are my first two attempts at getting my monster to walk:
Still a long way to go ...
Jack Aubrey as the Reddit alien
A small thank you for the kind words from those lovely folks over at the Aubrey Maturin Sub Reddit .
ProCreate for iPad
I love playing with good quality pencils, crayons, paints, whatever and I found this app delivered that experience perfectly. While I was playing around with the UI, I 'painted' this picture: