It's the Corona virus self quarantine here, and I’ve decided to spend my time working on another ‘homegrown’ cartoon from my home studio. I'm expanding on something I wrote about earlier in a posting called Seeing Things that goes over the same discovery process talked about here.
The origin for this film is unique in that it wasn’t inspired by a book or my attempt to create an original character, it came from a tablecloth! There is a phenomenon called
Here are three tests strung together with a scratch audio track added, (it might not play too smoothly).
Jinn Jinn doesn't have pupils yet in these tests which makes him look more evil than he is...
|Design test with Stand-in Jinn Jinn and Sadiqi|
|Title Card Idea_01|
|Title Card Idea_02|
|Trying to find expressions with this design|
|More expression exploration|
|More exploration with a 3/4 head turn and a happy Jinn Jinn|
|A hungry Sadiqi design|
|Sadiqi expression test|
|The original tablecloth that inspired Jinn Jinn|
|Jinn Jinn against the tablecloth Vimana|
|Rough version of the Vimana & Jinn Jinn over the original tablecloth|
|A harder to see Sadiqi, which I modified quite a bit, from the tablecloth.|