Model Sheet
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Model Sheet

Every production of a short story, novel or film begins with a study of your main characters. Studies could be as complicated as a novel filled with backstory that fully explains the life and motivation of your protagonist or it could be as important as a visual representation. The model sheet is an excellent tool for any modeler. It not only provides a view of the character from all sides, but it also gives a sense of proportion, weight, and balance. Model sheets, and sketchs of props and scenery are secret weapons of the best modelers. Being able to visualize in 2 dimensions makes the leap into the 3rd dimension a bit easier.

This is a model sheet for "Faint Recollection", an animated film I am currently modeling.

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