Tuesday, November 30, 2010

What the What!

Kerem Gogus Palace modeling progress.

Early High Priest animation from Ryan Smith.

New hit Graphic Novel out from Fantagraphics with introduction by Cerebus creator, Dave Sim:

Monday, November 29, 2010

What Is What!

Lip-synch animation progress by Arul Nithish Ck
Below the comicbook panel in which the scene is from

Animation progress by Ahmed Nabil

For more panels etc of the comicbook featuring the scene go here to a previous blog post

Below lipsynch animation update by Sandip Roy

Sunday, November 28, 2010

What Lord Julius! What High Priest!

Lord Julius Animation by Alex Pilalis

High Priest animation update by Marcelo Pirk.
Below the comicbook page in which the scene appears

and here are a couple of blogs postings about Cerebus and his creator:

Saturday, November 27, 2010

What Stealth! What Necromancy!

An indignant Cerebus Animation update by Sandra Liliana Hernandez Aya

A stealthy Cerebus Animation in-progress by Jenna Smith

Friday, November 26, 2010

What Soldier? What Paperweight!

From issue #4. Soldier modeled by Akanksha Poddar.
Below the soldiers as they appear in the comic

Necross animation update (issue #13) by Preetham G. Raj
Below as the scene appears in the comic

And tonight 10PM eastern, and all weekend long thereafter, it's the long-missing "Quick Cuts" episode on Cerebus TV -tune in: it'll be wacky!:)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

What Petunias!

Animation-in-progress by Sandra Liliana Hernandez Aya.(sandritalilianaher@gmail.com)
Below the comicbook page it appears in. Will add effects as well -though maybe not quite as warped:)

Lord Julius update from Alex Pilalis

What Vent!

above" dirt" added to vent

Escape "vent" from issue #4. Modeling, texturing, grass animation and lighting (and temporary character posing) by John Chen

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

What Tunnel!

Prison "vent" from issue #4. Tunnel modeling, texturing and lighting (and character posing) by John Chen

Monday, November 22, 2010

What's this!

Bran Mac Muffin animation update by Eric Seay

Bran Mac Muffin textured by Sharon Seberry (spseberry@hotmail.com). Hair to be added. Model by Uness Max. Rigged by "Magic'n'MythStudio"! email:magicnmythstudio@gmail.com.

High Priest Animation above by Justin Rogers

"Tavern Bully" new rig and rig test animation by James Zonta.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

What that and this?

Amit Desai (amit.desai2884@gmail.com) added jiggle to his Big Guy rig.

Animation-in-progress by Sandip Roy.

Animation-in-progress by Marcelo Pirk.

Friday, November 19, 2010

What this and that!?

Prison modeling progress by John Chen
City modeling and texturing by Vijay R.. Additional models and props by Luis Segarra
Lighting for day time by Ritesh Gupta

animation by Dane Parsons (Dane342@gmail.com). And I played with the editing and rendering of some of his camera placement. I messed up on the fps, so the lip synch went out (apologies to the voice artist John Munt:)) -but hey not a total loss: made a little CTV bumper out of it:)

Catch Cerebus TV tonight 10PM Eastern and all weekend long :

It was 20 years ago today (or close to!) That Michael Dalton "Doc" Allred brought MADMAN to market for the first time. Dave Sim reminisces about that first Tunda mini-series that seemed to merge Bob Burden's FLAMING CARROT with the "pop cutter" Jamie Hernandez, Dave Stevens and …. Charles Burns?!

Also the FIRST EVER general auction of glamourpuss artwork -- six selected pieces from the first three years of glamoupuss, including THAT RUSS HEATH GIRL 1 from glamourpuss 16

Someday when there's an OVERSTREET PRICE GUIDE FOR COMICS TVPROGRAM, the November 19th episode of CEREBUS TV is sure to be cited for two 'first appearances':

First appearance of "What's the Hottest Item in Comic Stores This Month" with guest judge MADVARK. First appearance of the Follicly-Challenged Neil Gaiman of Earth-Two's Follicly-Challenged Grasshopper Cam! Comic book TV will never be the same!

DOUBLE BONUS: What is Mike and Laura Allred's most important work? An October interview with Mike and Laura about the proposed Rodriguez MADMAN film and I, ZOMBIE

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

What Brother! What Farmer Warrior!

Warrior Farmer modeled by Akanksha Poddar. We never see his face in the comic (issue #13): all we know is he is "bulky". And Akanksha got the "Farmer Warriors" groups dresscode down perfectly as well.

The twin Brothers from issue #1 now have a new rig by "Magic'n'MythStudio"! (magicnmythstudio@gmail.com). We never know their names, nor their personality in this rough first issue that started the series, but in the one panel below he does refer to him as "brother" and they look kinda alike.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

What finetuning?

Modeling update by Vijay R., who till now has been doing texturing on Cerebus Film, but the one building was too poly-heavy (as transferred from one app to another), so he made his own -which in effect means we have another addition to our city environment. Additional models by Luis Segarra

Lord Julius Animation update by Alex Pilalis

Necross Animation Update by Jenna Smith

Monday, November 15, 2010

What Battle! What Soul!

Animation Progress by Nicholas Ray

Animation Progress by Dane Parsons (Dane342@gmail.com)

Saturday, November 13, 2010

What 2 posts in one day again!?

Animation progress by Marcelo Pirk

Lipsynch animation progress by Sandip Roy

Animation progress by Alex Pilalis

What Lord Julius! What Elrod!

Lord Julius animation progress by Bradley Wells

Prison Shackles modeling by John Chen

Prison progress (and posing and placement of characters in scene for animators) by John Chen

On Cerebus TV this weekend: Cerebus as Lady Gaga!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

What Texturing! What Details!

Above Left Lord Julius texture completed by Sharon Seberry (spseberry@hotmail.com). Model by Trevor Sieben. Above right Wizard textured and modeled completed by Brian Buchmann
Kerem Gogus Palace modeling progress.
Texturing by Vijay R.. Model by Model by Luis Segarra

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

What 2 blogs in one day?!

Animation Walk cycle for Trotu by Richard Van As. Amit Desai (amit.desai2884@gmail.com), the rigger, will now add "jiggle"

Below texturing progress on Lord Julius (jacket to be added) by Sharon Seberry (spseberry@hotmail.com). Model by Trevor Sieben

And last but not least a temporary posing for lighting purposes as the prison environment is underway by John Chen

What Building! What Prison! What Paperweight!?

Animation in-progress by Preetham G. Raj

Texturing by Vijay R.. Model by Model by Luis Segarra

Below prison environment modeling and texturing in-progress by John Chen

Shackles in-progress (will be smoothed) by John Chen

Monday, November 8, 2010

What Attack?!

Animation progress by James Lane.

Above trying on for size Cerebus' new helmet texture -his medallions are underway, too!
I know his medallions and helmet were "crafted from a grey, hard metal", but there are drawings by Sim were they aren't grey
ok, that second one is a stretch:) Anyway, if nothing else we're following a tradition of where Cerebus appearing outside of his comic series, has a more yellow metal. Or a bronze-like color maybe?

Sunday, November 7, 2010

What Ceremony!

Animation above by Justin Rogers

animation progress by Eric Seay

Texturing by Vijay R..
Model by Model by Luis Segarra

Saturday, November 6, 2010

What Animators!

Below we have coincidentally progress on 3 scenes, with some gapes aside, follow each other sequentially.

Lipsynch animation of the High Priest as Despuess goes to drop off Cerebus at Necross dwelling. Facial and body animation coming up. animation by Justin Rogers.

Early animation progress (some rough poses studies)by Marcelo Pirk of the High Priest cursing towards Necross' dwelling.

Animation by Jason Minos of Cerebus and Despuess as they are confronted by Necross.

And all this weekend Cerebus TV's episode 2 of Season 2!
Here's Dave Sim on this weeks episode:-
"He was only a barbarian for the first 20 or so issues of his 300-issue run but it's still the most popular version of the aardvark. Dave Sim traces the origins of 'Cerebus the Barbarian" including Rob...ert E. Howard, Barry Windsor-Smith's 'Red Nails' adaptation and others.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

What in the world!

Brian Buchmann's modeling progress on the Wizard. (I placed him in his Palace rather sloppily just to see get a sense of how he'd fit in his environment:)) Side hair on his head will be added.

Vijay R. texturing of the broken down city below (Vijay R. also did the plush Palace texturing and lighting above). Model by Luis Segarra