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Category Archive for: Developement Diary

Team Introduction: Jatin Malhotra-Associate Art Director

Over the course of its journey, Pencillati has come to be home to quite a few experienced artists. Here’s introducing one such rock star: Jatin Malhotra. What do you do as Associate Art Director? I work on different parts of the production and push myself to bring out the required quality in the visual experiences we…

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Pencillati’s Award Streak 2016-17

Pencillati is about to complete a year since the release of our first short film ‘The Bloop Troop’. The Bloop Troop is a slapstick comedy about three warriors trying to get rid of a bothersome fly, and failing miserably at it. Since the September of 2016, Pencillati has received a multitude of awards for ‘The…

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A Study in Composition (Part 2)

In our previous post, we had explored the various designing principles and how the application of those principles create the desired compositions. This time, let’s take a look at how you can convey emotions and tell a story through composition. But before that, let’s take a look at some of the basic tools that can…

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Pencillati Studios presents ‘Far The Days Come’

A tree fell and somewhere in a cold unknown land, man discovered fire. Fire saved man and comforted him. Time passed, trees kept falling and comfortable men fired to take further comfort in unknown lands. The World has come a full circle.     Pencillati brings to you ‘Far the Days Come’; a paint animation short…

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A Study in Composition (Part 1)

Over time, we have come across various fundamental principles from various sources that have helped us study Composition. Our very own Chirag Thakar, has helped us compile of this information. The three questions: Why? What? How? It is very important to know the answers to these questions, in this order, before we start out in…

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Wacom Cintiq 13HD- Unboxing and Review

Cintiq 13HD (DTK 1300/K0) The Cintiq 13HD is the latest addition to our production pipeline and we have been using it for about a month now. Here’s what our views are on it! The Device: Screen Size: 13.3 inches diagonally Resolution: 1920×1080 HD Color Performance: 75% of Adobe RGB Peripherals: USB 2.0 Aspect Ratio: 16:9…

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Character Introduction: ‘The Barbarian’

A lover of axes, the barbarian is notorious for brushing his teeth, and living a dishevelled life. A protégé Tarzan, despite all his axes and machoism he has no exes and the art of gracefully swinging from the tress. The only thing he has is a pea-sized brain, a bad temper and a worse body…

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Cintiq 27 qhd review

The Wacom Cintiq 27QHD has been an integral part of our production process for almost a year now. A model designed to replace the Wacom Cintiq 24HD, here we draw a comparison while listing the possibilities of the device. The 27QHD looks very classy, with an all glass interface with none of the clutter that was…

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Character Introduction: The Fly

  Great things come in small packages. Faster than light and smarter than all her opponents combined, the Fly steals the show with her adorable mischief. She is the excitement that hooks you to the story and leaves you with a smile The Fly is a character in Pencillati’s upcoming short film “The Bloop Troop”. The…

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Spine 101: Animating in Spine

  As many of us know Spine is an animation tool that focuses specifically on 2D animation for games. We started off on Spine in March of 2015, from scratch. We have come a long way in discovering and learning the characteristics of it. Here are some basics of Spine. Getting started Spine opens up with…

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