12 is where the mummy breaks out of a locked building.
is what cut #12 looks like in the actual cartoon title opening. It takes
place in daylight but I decided to make it a night time shot to add more
atmosphere. I also decided to just make it a large, wooden door that was
chained shut rather than being boarded up.
the rock wall, Brandi first peels off the top cardboard layer of some black,
1/4 inch foam core board. This reveals a nice, rough styrofoam surface
underneath that is easily manipulated to create grooves and rough textures.
Brandi uses a pencil with the lead point removed to score the cracks between
delineating the grooves, real rocks are pounded on the surface of the foam
randomly to texture it.
coat of paint to lighten up the black surface.
up is to make the doors! Brandi measures the opening for a good fit. Note
the previous interior set visible through the doorway.
wood is quickly cut to the appropriate length and hot-melt glued together.
fit! Actually, the doors will be shot separately to make animation of the
of kitty litter is added to simulate a rocky terrain.
A quick lighting test of the final set. I will probably increase the backlight a bit and add some blue to the foreground lights. But this is pretty much what the final should be like. Click on the photo for a larger view!
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