as they are so much part of our families, as our human children are. For this
new Christmas ecard, the idea was to inject a bit of fun into the festive
season using three little mischievous kittens.
|Digital kitten engaging with scanned images of water coloured objects forming a rich background|
boxes (or even young children and boxes), will have seen how they are always
more interested in the box itself, rather than what is inside. They like
to try to find any way possible to get inside a box, no matter how small or
impossible it may seem. There are tons of You Tube videos that play
testament to that.
of three little playful kittens getting into the Christmas presents which kind
of represents the suspense that we all feel when we see the boxes under the
Christmas tree. They create a bit of mayhem as only cheeky furry creatures can,
before finding a perfect cozy spot in a box to snuggle and settle in for
Christmas. I think this embodies the idea of getting warm and comfy for
the holiday season.
different elements, using hand painted objects and animated digital characters.
After developing the idea for this card,
the basic tale is story-boarded.
scene, such as the wrapped presents, boxes and a Christmas tree, had to be sketched,
painted in water colours then scanned into the computer via Photoshop. The
result is a more illustrated feel and look to the overall card.
|Hand painted water colour stuffed elephant toy prior to being scanned|
plotting the movements of your characters. The sweet kittens stalk, pounce, climb
and jump amongst a flurry of gifts and boxes in a delightfully natural manner. We wanted to capture the naturally curious nature of these playful
your pets also enjoy Christmas.
your furry creatures getting into the Christmas spirit and let’s enjoy the
inquisitive nature of our darling pets.