It’s been driving me mad! Am I missing a trick here? It’s taken so long to do 😦

Argh!

Argh!

Applied the uniformed Gradient (graphic style)

Picture 1

Readjusting the Gradient to fit the angle of the Shapes

Picture 2

Using Swatches, Custom Swatches, Gradients and Graphic Styles

Picture 4

my attempt at machinery
my attempt at machinery

examples of styling

examples of styling

– useful for designing factories!

The (classic!) Windows pipes screensaver (suprisingly useful!)
The (classic!) Windows pipes screensaver (suprisingly useful!)
The (classic!) Windows pipes screensaver (suprisingly useful!)

The (classic!) Windows pipes screensaver (suprisingly useful!)

Blends

This may look straight forward, but the amount of fuss there is to make this happen – has got me thinking: is it worth it? – Would it be far easier and quicker if  I just made objects on Maya and spun around them? Rather than blending each separate frame in illustrator, taking them into Flash (which took me so many tutorials to figure out the settings!) then recording it with iShowU? – There’s got to be a more professional/efficient way!

Maya is looking quite inviting, right now! Here are the results from illustrator to Flash, I used the oven as an example as it was an object I know I will be using. The animation took 25 blends (which was a bit chaotic) for a 25ps .swf file.

Raw version (better quality, no sound):

Edited version (poorer quality, w/sound):

Whey - nutrional information (from cheese process)

Whey - nutrional information (from cheese process)

“Whey is used to produce ricotta, brown cheeses, Messmör/Prim and many other products for human consumption. It is also an additive in many processed foods, including breads, crackers and commercial pastry, and in animal feed. Whey proteins primarily consist of α-lactalbumin and β-lactoglobulin. Depending on the method of manufacture, whey may also contain glycomacropeptides (GMP).

Whey protein (derived from whey) is often sold as a nutritional supplement. Such supplements are especially popular in the sport of bodybuilding. In Switzerland, where cheese production is an important industry, whey is used as the basis for a carbonated soft drink called Rivella.” (California Milk Company, Wikipedia)

Nutrional value of curd
Nutrional value of curd

Just remembered this ad from Babybel – I love it! It makes cheese interesting! ^_^

I also like the imagery of the factory equipment, such as the barrels and the bright red cheese wheels – I’m trying to gather inspiration for colour and textures within my factory to keep it interesting and factual.

(p.s – also remembered the coca cola ad – for some ideas on machinery, factory, processes)

Exporting 3D shapes from AI to AE – took alot of patience and a whole friday afternoon, but I finally got around it! This will help me rotate and animate my objects in my film..