Wednesday, April 11, 2012

starry starry night

when things seem to fall all over the place, whence gravity never took place

Today was really quite a gloomy day,  rain fell and came but I appreciate its company all the same, something like a grey mood that grips on us, something new. 5th floor has been like our home in Animation, it's like we'll be there for all the time, animating and modelling. It has been quite a refreshment to be back in the basement again even for just a few moments. It's having a sudden exposure to an old memory lane, with all the white lights from above and the cold echoes of people talking here and there and everywhere.

There's something weird that twists silence, I don't know, we might find ourselves okay but really there must be a reason to feel quite static and down or something that we don't even know who holds it and why.

So far we've been working on for our 2D whiteboard animation and finally we've finished it! but there will be few more touch ups on adobe premier for final productions and renderings. here are some pictures on the process where I drew Van Gogh and his Starry Starry Night on whiteboard and markers. I started out with a rough pencil sketch, and there's a sequin on his eye here. (:

Vincent Van Gogh - rough sketch kevin loredo, pencil

a peek on our work while animating his eyes

a close up angled view of him

My impression of Starry Starry Night on markers - kevin loredo

So that was there about it, animating frame by frame really isn't a joke, you need to really have a massive supply of patience and smile (: ( not to mention a reasonable amount of tolerance) to visualize ideas, agree and disagree and nerves to keep the project going!

Anyway in life, We all like surprises right? Tomorrow is so unpredictable, we might be sad today and yesterday but why not hope for a beautiful morning the next day? I'm sure there are meanings behind what we all feel, what we do just be passionate. If you find yourself dumbfounded today, then rise up again the next day, i mean that's how it goes doesn't it. We might be scarred or gloomy in the inside but surely there shall be an assigned day that we'll all be satisfied and happy on what will happen.

As for now, maybe for this quiet time, i will just grab my guitar and sing through the night, loud in clear in this starry starry night.
see you all soon on the next post, and before I go, check out this awesome song patrick stump called Spotlight (: enjoy

 *oh nostalgia i dont need you anymore

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

where ends never meet

a love that overtakes a fool's hope that though you do not know where you stand, it shall never end

"Scarlet Dream" oil on wood, kevin loredo

if there's anything that i should know,
tell me
i never liked to be kept in the dark and dream
dreams that clouds the truth to assumptions
i know
left behind
i am
yet still
nothing ever changes
from whence I stood
i shall be

Thursday, April 5, 2012

When there are thunders


My Illustration of a line in "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe

a prospect of living it

Living life was never easy, it's a roller coaster ride of many tortuous bends and turns that twists the fabric of normality. Sometimes we find ourselves getting pissed or pleased, satisfied and trashed, hopeful and rejected. These are all  massive impacts that we feel or do. Yet as humans we all strive to find true happiness and that lies within our hearts. We tend to pursue things that abandon us, the most precious moments we cherish fully remained silent, no inspiration or doubtful. Surely tomorrow brings a lot of surprises and we don't know what awaits. Some of us might be waiting for a dream job, an answered prayer, a hope of change, requests, love, patience etc. We hold on to them, like a part of us in our lives,they serve as a futuristic bank of will to go on with life. The one that keeps us on. Like in art, we gather inspirations, the reason why our brushes dance within the canvas or why we can't stop smiling. We enjoy life because we love what we're doing and hopeful of an optimistic tomorrow. Yes the idea of tomorrow, it might bring us down or bring us up as long as how we see it. Sudden changes, sudden adaptations, everything is in fast motion now. You wouldn't know what's going on because of the fast pace ambiance of our environment. Ambivalence of our lives, Ironic conclusions or an unobtrusive change that for a second i thought i have the reason to smile yet i was mistaken. Would there be a garden that could come out of the ground, where all starts afresh?, would there be a river that ever rushes through these plains to wash away our eyes? Would the stars remain unreachable in their places and twinkle in a newborn's mind? There must be something more than we see, or expect or faced. Really, I see a flower that blooms inside a glass jar, enshrouded by ray of sun in an aperture. It stood quite still ever radiant yet by dusk it crumples but still standing but has nothing at all.

*artwork by me, watercolor and pencils
 **depicts a man deep in thought of at the loss of his love, unwavering loyalty though he's hurt.  
 here's a song i've written and it's called "My Mirror", feel free to listen to it, you'll find out the meaning in the lyrics.

that's all for today, been up all night cause of perspective drawings, bye!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


It's been ages, maybe months and many things happened in such swiftness that I can't even comprehend that things coexists unconsciously in a series of events.
I terribly miss my camera, i hope I could buy a decent one so I can keep you guys posted on what I'm up to.
Animation Specialism began the past 2 weeks. It's nearing vacation though, and I haven't been much productive on what I do. We need to produce a 30 sec whiteboard animation and a 3d model of a shop house. (sounds good?) I don't think so, hehe,
It's like 3 secs can consume your 2 hour tea time or slacking by making a hundred frames on that span! And modelling with many commands and material attributes to assign.
Yeah really it get's boring to have no pictures, I do understand
but here's a song that really kept my head in such calming sensation that Ate Julie sang in the recent church concert "Beautiful Things", it's sung originally by Gungor, but I like her version best!
I miss writing in this blog, and as soon as i can and be able to, i will write
at the mean time, enjoy the song and the meaning behind it
God Bless 

 finally, my impressionistic try out of my wonderland
hope you like it

oil on wooden board
kevin loredo