Jerome Ranft and Joe Farrer both had clay in common, and by the end of the day, he was making fun of Jerome, which he loved. Ranft jokes, "It was like a warm hug from that guy, because he was laughing at the way I worked."
It's a great sign once you start talking about those details, that the general form is being accepted and it's what the design leads are going to want as the character, which is the goal. The goal is to pre-visualize character design.
UPDATE: Zootopia wins the 2017 Oscar & the Golden Globe for Best Animated Picture! When the need arose for automotive designs for the animals in the movie, J Mays was the natural choice. Here's the AutoDesignO exclusive interview with Mr. Mays.
The 2016 Car Classic is more than just another high-profile car show, this popular public event celebrates the very best in automotive design, showcasing the College’s strong ties to industry and honoring many of our noteworthy alumni. This year, ACCD highlights handcrafted vehicles from the past and present and will hear from the people who build and collect them.
The auto industry has recently lost another extraordinary designer that so many of us have known as a colleague and a friend. Jeff Teague passed on at the age of 59. You are invited to come and celebrate his life this weekend.
Whether it’s yesterday’s dream of the flying car, today’s shared driving experience or tomorrow’s autonomous vehicles, artists and designers have been depicting the future of transportation design—and bringing it to life. The annual Art Center Car Classic is the one place to see it all, and those that make the magic happen!