Welcome to Thorvald!

Sometimes, the process of making a stop motion animated film is a bit like being locked in a deadly struggle with a fearsome sea serpent, only to look into its face and recognize yourself. This blog is for anyone who has battled a 12-inch tall monster of their own and discovered a worthy adversary and a beautiful friendship.

Welcome to my lair. Visit my monsters and tell me about yours.

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Sunday, 5 June 2011

Become a Backer!

Do you want to help a poor but noble Orkadian shepherd in his life-changing encounter with a sea monster? It is still not too late to contribute to Thorvald's dream! 
By visiting the link below, and pledging as little as $5 to Thorvald's cause, you can have:

1. the warm, fuzzy feeling of knowing that you are a supporter of the arts 
2. that you have aided Thorvald in his hour of need
3. ...and a variety of fun rewards ranging from postcards and T-shirts, to a DVD of the finished film, to a special thanks in the credits!

This opportunity closes on Wednesday Jun 15 at 10:44pm IST. If the project does not reach its goal, it WILL NOT BE FUNDED, and all pledges will be dissolved!!! We are already up to 15%, but we only have 10 days as of today to make up the rest!


Thorvald's Flesh (and apparel)

Now that Thorvald has his bones, it is time to start thinking about all the gorgeousness that will cover them. This includes some major decisions on the subject of his overall figure, as well as his costume. Here is a concept sketch, showing an approximation of what the finished Thorvald will look like: