Lady Shaves

Summary: 
Lady Shaves is a story about a woman who discovers that the problem with her face is a giant mustache under her nose. Hi jinx ensue when she attempts to shave off a mustache that fights back.

Animated Shorts; Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Students:
Mike Altman, Design- animation, design, modeling, texturing, particle effects, rigging, rendering and compositing
Matt Derksen, Art and Technology- rigging
Eric Farrar, Design- animation
Justin Good- glass materials R&D and textures
Steve Galgas, Design- animation, concept and story, storyboards, art direction and lighting
Jenny Macy, Design- particle effects
Stacey Siak, Theatre- sound design
Kelly Warner, Music- sound design
Katie Whitlock, Theatre- sound design

Toolbox: Alias Systems Maya, discreet combustion, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects

As Lady looks at herself in the mirror, she can't help but feel that something is wrong. Some more lipstick or eyeshadow, perhaps? Or maybe a little hairspray will do the trick. Nothing seems to work because the problem is right under her nose! Hairy hi jinx ensue when our heroine decides to shave a moustache that knows how to fight back!

Completed in 2004.

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