“The Bee’s Knees” my next short animated film (part 3 of a bazillion)
Posted by eyeofthehurricane99 on January 29, 2009
So, here’s some more about my next project, “The Bee’s Knees.”
This is a bit more of the ‘chase scene background design, as well as the some working
out of how the bee would look turning this way or that from the back…
I want to show the chase from slightly behind the bee, who can’t quite catch up to the car he’s chasing, so he
continually comes around corners or out of tunnels or over hills, etc to see yet another obstacle in his way.
I want him to miss a turn, then go around the hill and see the car on the next curve or coming out of a tunnel and so
The landscape will be a character in and of itself, essentially.
Here’s a view more behind the car, with some of the bee’s expressions and working out positioning, etc.
He’s got that sort of determination you see on Mickey Mouse- not angry, but he’s gonna get it done, dernitall!
That and he needs to sweat some. I mean, c’mon, how does a bee catch up with a car, after all?
Then we have this. A little more of the car, from some other angles and a closer look at the hills when we’re in the
chase. Also, I want the bee to get reeaaally turned around at the end of the chase, spin out of control and land in
the grass somewhere- lost and exhausted and seemingly defeated- only to see the car then pull up to a driveway
So here he is like a dog who just played fetch for three hours straight (and a little bigger then he’ll be later…)
And, yes- these were doodled on the bottom of a page of some sort of very important work related email printouts and
then torn out and taken home for my records!