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Opposites

Hi everyone!

I made a new animation for loopdeloop for this month's theme: "Opposite"


Skinny to Pudgy! from Marta Tesoro on Vimeo.

Please click on this link to check it out on the site and to vote for me by clicking on the star if you like it!

Things have been great. I've been working on a pilot and all the shots on my first batch got approved! Hurrah! I start up again with them in a couple of weeks which is great. I'll be spending the next two weeks finishing off other work, do some drawing requests and hopefully another short animation before work takes off. I always fear what's going to happen after a gig so am hoping I find other paid work in the last few months of this year.

My goodness, isn't time flying?!?!? We're more than halfway 2011!!! It's insane! I don't know what the future will hold. I can't do the short 3D course I was planning to take up as it starts the same time as this pilot gig and I can't do both which is a shame. One will suffer. I think I will learn Action scripting and brush up my Illustrator instead. Perhaps even look into After Effects a bit.

I bought a set of coloured Copic Pens today! I can't wait to try them out...I have some illustration ideas in my head already. I have never used a coloured set of copics...it should be interesting.

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