The client came to us looking to create a high-end animation as a gift for his daughter Katherine for her 11th birthday. Katherine had written this incredible poem about having a magical bicycle.
The father presented us the opportunity to animate and bring to life his daughter’s words.
The poem provided us with a natural outline to follow in creating the bones of this piece.
Our client gave us a lot of leeway as far as fleshing out the beats of the story in a creative, visually engaging way, so there were almost no edits made between the initial board and the final video.
Of the two theme samples, one was more on the purple side for the night scenes, and the other was more blue. The client chose the blue option.
Once the client signed off on the doodle board and theme sample, we moved straight to creating his full graphics board based on the style of the approved theme sample. In a full graphics board, just as in the theme sample, each scene is represented in its full final art and graphics form as if the video itself has been paused. This gave the client a crystal clear view of what to expect his final video to look like.
The client was so pleased at this stage that he signed off on his full graphics right away and we were ready to move to the final part of the production process. All that’s left at this stage is making the graphics move, aka “animating” them.
And you can enjoy our final results here!
The client and his daughter Katherine were so happy with the result of this high-end animation, he asked Fire Starter to make a second with his daughter Katherine called Freda the Cheetah.