Monday, June 28, 2010

Inner space stage 2

Inner space stage 1

Garden Second draft night

Garden Second draft day

Garden First draft night

Garden First draft day

Fractle seed for tree of knowlege

Temple Development 5

Ttree of Knowlege

Temple Development 4

Temple Development 3

Temple Development 2

Temple Development

Charcter Refinment 2

Character refinment

Elements to be designed

Fred Andrews IV
Citrinitas: Asset List

• Intro quote
• Logo and title
• Inner head
• Mid-section of the temple
• Bottom of the temple
• Fountain with Lotus on top
• Temple base floor assets
• Inner particles for the stain glass
• Galaxy inside of the Sanctum center
• Temple shadows
• Temple Highlight
• Forest trees and ground plants
• Forest river
• Lotus
• Clouds & Moon / Night
• Clouds & Sun / Day
• Inner Tree of knowledge
• Outer Tree (Bodi Tree)
• Fractal Tree
• Fruit of the tree
• Inner tree leaves ( 7 colors)
• Inner tree heart
• In-between space dots / elements
• Circular elemental globe
• Two mental enslavers
• Chain
• Puzzle pieces
• Hand
• Inner particles of the Mind
• Inner galaxy of the Soul
• Bu gua
• Fol in front of Galaxy
• Final sitting Body render
• Golden character derivatives
• Body animation
• Soul animation
• Mind Animation
• Puzzle piece animation
• Layout Animation
• Tree of knowledge Growth
• Final forest disintegration
• Mind’s head explosion / implosion
• Disintegration wave effects

Shot list

Fred Andrews IV
Citirnitas: Story Beats / Shot Break Downs

Act 1
A1S0) Title: Citrinitas
A1S1) Quote or definition of title
A1S2) Title fades into moon
A1S3) Zoom into Body sitting by a pond
A1S4) Tiger looks down in front of himself
A1S5) POV of closed lotus in dark murky swamp,
A1S6) Fade back to Body’s face
A1S7) Eyes close
A1S8) Zoom into third eye while it expands
A1S9) Zoom into Body Temple

Act 2
A2S10) Enter Body Temple
A2S11) Pan down to body sitting on Lotus fountain
A2S12) Closes Eyes While zooming into face and opacity fades
A2S13) Pan up to the mind hanging in the Sanctum
A2S14) View statues and the layout
A2S15) Eyes of the body open while mind brightens
A2S16) Mind descends/ Falls to the Body
A2S17) Mind stands up and they look at each other
A2S18) Body Manifest a tree like fractal with 7 fruits
A2S19) Mind Stares curiously
A2S20) Fractal floats up to the center of the chest
A2S21) Fractal grows / materializes into large tree with fruit
A2S22) Body points up

Act 3
A3S23) Mind jumps up onto tree
A3S23) Mind moves to the apple
A3S23) He touches the apple, and it explodes into puzzle pieces
A3S24) Puzzle pieces flow up to create a hand while red fades in to the leaves and his body
A3S25) He moves to the orange
A3S26) He touches the orange, and it explodes into puzzle pieces
A3S27) Puzzle pieces flow up to create a hand while orange fades in to the leaves and his body
A3S28) He moves to the banana
A3S29) Repeat
A3S30) Repeat
A3S31) He moves to pear
A3S32) Repeat
A3S32) Repeat
A3S33) He moves to blue berries
A3S34) Repeat
A3S35) Repeat
A3S36) He moves to grapes
A3S37) Repeat
A3S38) Repeat
A3S39) He moves to figs
A3S40) He stops and light shines down
A3S41) He stands and looks up at the hand, while his color fade away
A3S42) He floats up to the Head / Sanctum

Act 4
A4S43) The mind lands in the head
A4S44) He stands and looks up at the source of the light
A4S45) It opens up
A4S46) The Soul appears
A4S47) The Soul floats down
A4S48) He opens his arms and forms a rotating circle with the puzzle pieces
A4S49) The Soul gestures with his hands and the minds head opens
A4S50) The Soul imparts the puzzle into the mind, and he becomes fully colored
A5S51) He then closes the Minds head back up, as color fades into the layout
A4S52) The minds stares at a new world filled with color
A4S53) He then looks up at the soul as the Soul points down
A4S54) Understanding this gesture he turns and leaps up into the air hovering like the Soul
A4S55) Lifting his arms he causes the body to rise from the depths of the temple
A4S56) The Body Rise and all three of them come into alignment
A4S57) They overlap with their arms at different angles
A4S58) They raise their arm as they all turn gold and merge into one figure
A4S59) Camera zooms out revealing temple turning gold and getting brighter
A4S60) Temple face fades in
A4S61) Camera zooms out showing colored inner space

Act 5
A5S62) Third eye symbol reforms / fades back in
A5S63) Camera zooms out quickly revealing glowing golden eyes
A5S64) Camera zooms out revealing gray setting
A5S65) POV shot of the lotus slowly opening up
A5S66) Then the gray slowly disintegrates revealing the color underneath it
A5S67) Camera zooms out behind the Tigers head
A5S68) Camera zooms into rising sunset

Citrinitas: Final story.....I think

Sitting silently in the stillness of a colorless night, a black tiger with silvery white tattoos contemplates the unfolding of a closed lotus. Realizing that within slumbering flower lies the potentiality of an awakened blossom with open petals, he relates the lotus to his capacity to undergo an expansive transformation of consciousness. After visualizing the blooming flower, he closes his eyes, and psychologically dives into the depths of his subconscious. Deep within he finds a self-reflection sitting in the center of his mental microcosm. This figure sits in the lotus position encircled by the four fundamental elements of the material world. These elements represent the link between the realms of the mental and the realms of the physical. As the meditating figure sits, its center becomes transparent revealing the inner structure of a temple. At the base of this temple a smaller self-reflective figure personifying the physical body sits on top of a lotus. He looks up for a second then down again, and closes his eyes, at which point a second inner figure is revealed. This figure, a simplified abstraction of the self, is a personification of the mind, and is strung up by the restrictive chains of duality. He hangs by the arms almost lifeless in the darkness of the temples head. Suddenly, the eyes of the body open, and the mind springs to life breaking his chains and falling down in front of the body. Rising up, the mind and the body, lock eyes. Then the body points up while keeping his eyes fixed on The mind, and the mind follows suit, but upon inspection sees nothing but the empty void in which he used to hang. Frowning in confusion, the mind stares questioningly at the body sitting peacefully on the lotus. The body then brings his hands together and between them grows a small fractal shaped with a tree like fractal inside of it. After the tree fully forms, seven colored fruit grow on it, and it slowly begins to float up the center of the temple. Upon reaching the level of the heart it begins to grow larger, forming a full sized tree of knowledge complete with multiple varieties of forbidden fruit from which to gain new perspectives. Amazed at the spectacle of the floating tree, and even more so, by his first perception of color in an otherwise black and white world, the mind looks back down to the body for and explanation. The body replies to the inquisitive gaze, by simply pointing up to the tree, implying that the mind will have to see for his self. Sparked by curiosity, the abstract cat leaps onto the roots of the massive tree and skillfully makes his way over the red apple. After investigating it, he reaches out to touch it, and it shatters into small red puzzle pieces, which float up above the tree and form a incomplete shape. Instantly, the mind notices a change in his perception, the color red becomes apparent in his self, and in the world around him. Intuitively recognizing that the other fruit hold the other puzzle pieces necessary to complete the figure, he leaps to action maneuvering through the branches like a gymnast. After he makes his way to all of the fruit, unlocking all of the puzzle pieces, and experiencing each of the colored perceptual perspectives, he sees his self and the world around him in full color as if it had been that way the whole time, but he had not the eyes to see it. Looking up, he finally sees the completed figure floating above the tree. The puzzle pieces formed a multicolored hand pointing upwards creating more questions than it answers. Feeling him self get lighter, the mind starts to float up into the darkness of the unknown. Once again feeling solid ground, the mind rises and inspects his surroundings, but is interrupted by a flash of light from above. In the center of the room, a circular gateway begins to open revealing another mysterious figure surrounded by light, and eerily reminiscent of the body. As the figure descends the light appears to follow him, and he raises his arms summoning the puzzle pieces from below. He uses the pieces to form three circles, which merge into one and start to glow with a golden light. Then with a thrust of his hands, the mysterious figure blows the mind’s head into fragments, and streams the puzzle pieces inside of him. After the mind is full, his multicolored body is transmuted into gold, and his head is reconstructed. Once again, his perception of the whorl around him changes shining forth with a golden brilliance. And he looks up realizing that the mysterious figure is the soul, and just another aspects of the self. The soul then lifts his arms raising the mind up before him, and then points down. The mind, now illuminated, instantly understands the meaning of the gesture. The whole time, the fingers had been pointing to the fragmented parts of the one true self, of which he was just a single puzzle piece. Realizing this, the mind turns around and raises his arms, uplifting the body now glowing with golden tattoos. The three figures then merge, and thus the fragmented all, becomes the unified one. Drawing out of the temple, and the surrounding inner space, the Tiger awakens from his vision with golden glowing eyes. As he looks out into the gray world around him, it begins to fragment into upward floating pieces revealing a rich colored reality just beneath the surface. Reveling in seeing his old world with new eyes, he notices that the budding lotus begins to open, and the sun begins to rise, bathing the world in a brilliant golden light and completing his alchemical process of illumination.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Final Animatic " with old music"

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Final "Conseptual" layout designs: Inner space

Final "Conceptual" layout designs: Forest day

Final "Conceptual" layout designs: Forest night 2

Final "Conceptual" layout designs: Forest night 1

Final "Conceptual" layout designs: Forest pan

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Final "Conceptual" layout designs: Tree of knowlege

Final "Conceptual" layout designs

These are images based on references gathered and edited in photoshop. They are mixtures of the art and photography of other artist, that represent the style I want to portray. This first one is the inside of the Temple of the body.

Trinitas DVD cover

Cover version 2 of 3.

Trinitas Story Chart

This is a graphic representation of the progression of the different elements of the film.

Trinitas Final score Garage Band Composition

final story boards 4

final story boards 3

final story boards 2

final story boards 1

I have gone through many version of story boards in my scketch book. There are about 6 different versions in all. However, these board were made before I finished the final score, and consequently the Score demanded that the story be altered yet again. After that, my schedule demanded that the story be altered one last time. So these boards are not the final version of the story.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Citrinitas Score- Almost the final version

This is the final version of the score. The percussion still needs some work in the middle. I tried to map out the story with the music, and it ended up being quite long. Some might say too long considering that we are told to make our fills no longer than 2 minutes. None the less, this is the first real work of art that I have produced in years, so I must let it be what it wants to become. It could also be argued that I'm too ignorant to know how to to express and portray all that I want in a shorter amount of time. Likewise, I just arrogant and foolish enough to stubbornly ignore the wise warnings of those who have come before me. Ultimately, I just want to be true to my artistic vision unconditionally. I'm still green enough to find that idea noble.