Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Quickie*: Exterior Miniature Landscapes (in progress)


Quickie*: Exterior Miniature Landscapes (in progress)
Originally uploaded by Nobledesign

Cirelle is a goddess who knows nature by heart. She explained about Riparian plants near water as we built this setting for the amazing Time Frog puppet.

*Fast talking, brief vid grab of current batch of progress on Halfland set. Still photo posts with more detail are planned.

22 comments:

  1. Everything looks gorgeous Shelley! So many perfect little elements, can't wait to see it all in action, come to life! I loved the illusion of the spider web that you have planned in the attic, and also the caterpillow :) Fantastic little chandelier too! Awesome and inspiring!

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  2. Thanks, Jeffery! It's a lot of "stuff". I think I'll have to break it all down into small vignettes over a series of episodes.

    (I hope you feel completely free to use any ideas you ever see here. I'd be complimented.)

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  3. Beautiful! I love when it lit up - the whole thing is magical.

    I might be late to notice this but I love your new banner - beautiful!

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  4. Thanks so much, Emily!!!

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  5. wow. just watched all the videos. cool idea to make them speedy. half land is almost done!!! go shelley!

    and ya that new banner is gorgeous.

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  6. Thanks, Rich Rich! woo gogogogo yeh.

    The bug is one of the drab party bugs dressed for the get together. (!) Loving the shadow he makes!

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  7. So wonderful to see all that you have been up to! I love every scene that I've seen.

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  8. When you're back posting, are you ever back! So much new stuff -way too much to take in at the moment - Halfland is a meal to be savoured, not fast food - but I'll be back soon when I've done a little work of my own.
    Yep, that's one elegant bug!

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  9. I just watched 4 quickie videos, love the tour through the different areas.
    You know, eventually after you've animated all your stories, there needs to be a Halfland Museum open to the public! (Not that you'll ever run out of stories I guess....)

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  10. Hey-y-y-y.
    Loved the videos, can't believe how many artistic details and technical thingys you're juggling.
    Sooooo great!

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  11. m_) beautiful work as usual. glad things keep progressing with you, Shelley. Not much time to go into details but definitely worth dropping a line here being amazed/inspired by your creations..

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  12. Thanks, Nick!, JON!, and Dan!

    Been knocked offline again last week from a different set of tech issues (!) but good news is the progress is staggering as a result!

    Got out of the habit of reading blogs too. Thus re-allocating all those daily hours to either catching up on rest for the body or set/prop progress! w00t!

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  13. Thanks, Peggy! Can't wait to show you MORE!! BAAAAAAaaaaah!

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  14. Hi Shelley!
    Gosh I am behind on Halfland. First..you are amazing. It is all just magical beyond words.
    Marcie

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  15. DAAAANNNG!!!

    Princess Progress in Da House!!!

    awesome looking stuff lady.

    jriggity

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  16. Wowwww.. after me being away for a long while, how am I going to catch up with things you have done here. Wonderful, wonderful my friend! I am sooo happy to see Halfland getting together. The land of Halfland is getting alive. It has been great to take this little tour. There are many new things I have not seen before. I better continue reading your other posts now.

    Love the place where bugs will party by the way!

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  17. "...don't even worry about it..." how deLIGHTful! And a Bug Party???? Now you have outdone yourself!
    Missed you,
    Ulla

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  18. Bug party, I love it, lots of wonderful miniature props.

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  19. Thanks, Justin, Yaz, Ulla, and Linda!

    Can you believe I've scarcely been online in over two weeks!? Me neither, it's a first for sure.

    How will I ever catch up the posts here?!

    sigh!

    Thank you for your kind words!

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  20. Hi Shelley,
    I just responded to your email, did you get it? I danced over to see if you had posted something new...I know you are busy oh talented one,,,I am looking forward to your shareing Halflands progress.
    Love
    Marciehon

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  21. Hi Marcie! nope, no email :(

    I'm so happy to report the progress has been exponential! Time to post is the only problem!

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