So, a couple of professional sports photographers wanted to give parents and kids a way to capture their youth sports experience like never before. With the PhotoMoby app parents are able to take a photo, make a card and share with friends and family within a few taps. This app was as great an experience to work on as it is to use.
Building a Better Robot
The character of the "Bot" had to be likable and fun. Early concept sketches of showed a more "hand-made" version of the of the bot and a more refined retro-modern version. The final version had a elements of both designs.
Giving Tonix-Bot Some Dimension
Building Tronix-Bot in 3D begins with a wire frame model, that leads to the outer shell then onto a little dab of paint on the old chassis. Finally he gets rigged up like a puppet and he's ready to get started.
Rolling it Out
Modeled, rigged and rendered... Tronix is now ready to come to life in full motion. Below you can see and early stage animation test and the final composited commercial. Click the video below to see Tronix in motion