Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Development poop.

Aparrently according to broadcasters, talking animals are only for preschool(fritz the cat anyone?!)

so I have to slap a human head on him. hopefully salvage the body keys. Jose did the voice; but I don't wanna do a direct charicature. he's a big guy who owns a club- used to be a musician.
I did some searle studies to warm up, I almost like the top left one? ball point pen assness:

so I'll keep stewing this one. hoo boy.


Blogger james_william_walsh said...

murray, love that top left one on the bottom page,,it's a keeper!!

10:45 PM  
Blogger murrayb said...

haha that's my piss poor gorillaz ripoff.I can't use that!!

11:00 PM  
Anonymous Blair Kitchen said...

I like the rat. What do broadcasters know anyways?

6:33 AM  
Blogger murrayb said...

They hate animation, and wish we'd all do photorealistic CGI mocap, because cartoons are silly and for babies.

8:00 AM  
Anonymous Jenanne said...

OOOOOh but I liked the rat! I think you should work with the bottom page stuff, I like the guy with the mustache, but also the one in the middle who reminds me of the rat. But what do I know, I'm just a non-animating girl with too much to say.

2:12 PM  
Blogger mike g said...

may i suggest keeping the original and drawing on some thick glasses and a mustache?
when the broadcaster asks what the **%$ you did, just tell them that now its a human dressed up as an animal whos pretending to be human...
at that point i can almost guarantee an approval.

1:28 PM  
Blogger kend said...

geez... i thought adults went to pixar/disney/deamworks...loaded with cute *#& animals movies too.
"creative"execs seem to like the
already been done before shit.Give them the illusion they'll never lose the investment. but what do I now. i havent been in tv for 3 years or so. i have to go watch cute bear cartoon

3:27 PM  
Blogger Mirco said...

I like the rat. But I enjoy any animal in a suit. The bottom heads look really great though.I really like how the ball point pen looks. I like the one on the bottom right in profile in the first one. Ideally I think you should just do a drawing of the head of the broadcaster and hand it back. then they'll be faced with rejecting themselves.

1:40 PM  
Blogger wolfboy said...

Aw, man--I LOVE the Rat drawing; he's awesome!!! Broadcasters, along with--(insert) don't know shit.

You guys are truly amazing.

BTW--I opt for the smiling guy in the lower right corner, with the soul-patch (in the first page of sketches)...though would prefer the rat anyday.

11:48 PM  
Blogger m.j. Nuñez said...

Que buen gusta.


8:24 AM  
Blogger Ryan G. said...

Hey Murry! I like that flash post below. I like to link to it on my page if you dont mind!

3:47 PM  
Blogger Clinton said...

Hey Murray, your blog is great and Copenicus rocks! I'm going to surf through your blog for a while. Please check out my sketchblog whenever you get a chance and tell me what you think. Thanks!

7:41 AM  
Blogger kend said...

this reminded me of that show you guys developed

11:42 AM  
Anonymous Ahmad Mahmoudi said...

Hi friend
you have good blog
and you are real artist

i need one concept about fox for my story please send me ( if maybe )

8:55 PM  
Anonymous cheryl said...

Hey Murray, I love your animation. My grandfather was from Nova Scotia also and his name was Murray Donaldson Bain. We must be related! The world is a very small place!

2:25 PM  
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