Styx: making of (3)

Almost finished. The characters are finished and the main sponsor Coca Cola® is featured prominently.

Styx: the journey starts – making of 2

Work continues: Sanding the walls, making the barge and shooting the first test photos in 16:9 format.

Styx: moodboard / scene sketch

Setting the scene is important before creating the set. Is the scene dark or light? Is it clean and new or dirty and old?

In order to get a feeling for the atmosphere of the scene I collected images from the internet. Some of those images had the right light, others a fitting colour palette or textures.

Using them as a basis I made a sketch of the scene . Very rough, like all my sketches, but the intention is clear.

Styx: the journey starts – making of (1)

Here are a few photos from the making of our stop motion project. The scene is mainly made of styrofoam and lots of paint. The figures are modified Star Trek action figures. The Water will be illuminated with uv-colour.