We are going to be designing our own sets for this project, so i have decided to have a look at some existing sets used for various animations and post some cool reference pictures here.
Things to think about: Props for the set, which will dress the set. Lighting, and consistent lighting. What will house the set, will it be portable, will that be a problem? Continuation issues, so making sure we are ready to film and have everything organised and ready.
Sets from ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’
Set from ‘Paranorman’
Sets from ‘A Town called Panic’
I really like the use of painted skies in all their exterior sets.
Various other sets:
Various ideas for things to use and styles for sets and things:
A reminder that anything can be used to make the set if you use your imagination.
A simple snowy set.
Really cool paper set, the background sky is a very simple one colour so as to not distract from the colourful mountain set and presumably the characters when they are animated.
A cute little forest set with paper grass and a simple background.
I really like the way this set looks, the whiteness and cleanness of the lines may not work for all stories, but it definitely gives it a really unique and stylistic feel to the whole set.
For this set they have also painted a background, to make it appear as though the forest goes deeper and further than it does to create more realism and depth to the animation.