Heavy Lifting…

Here is a project that was spread over three weeks, and was pretty hectic. There was a lot of action before, where the character walks in and sets up the scene. It was quickly eliminated because the instructor and I agreed it would take too long to accomplish. Even with that eliminated it was a nail biter. However, it’s quite successful, and I got the A, so I’m really happy with it. I have done lifting exercises before (academically and professionally) but never on paper with this much planning, finesse’ and pressure. At each point, (the first pass on the reaction to the object, the first pass on the impact of the weight and the inevitable fall, and the pivotal pass on the actual lifting) I had major revisions and the timing kept getting tighter and tighter. The initial version of the lift was pretty awful. There was too much stagger, and just not enough change. Now, the lift has a lot chopped out, and I’d like it a bit smoother, but visually it’s effective and the whole package works together.

Heavy Lifting from John T Hill on Vimeo.

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