I put together a basic plan for the summer, as I do for all my intersessions. I'll mainly be chippin' away at it during any spare time where my pals don't come callin' with another "get-rich-quick" scheme. Goodness knows I'm up for an entertaining 22 minutes of comic hi-jinx!
Step 1: Continue Netflixing and studying the recommended films from "The Visual Story"
Step 2: Aquire a copy of "Cartoon Animation", and do some master copies so I can channel the likes of Mark Christiansen and John K. in my own junk.
Step 3: Aquire a copy of "Cinematic Storytelling: The 100 Most Powerful Film Conventions Every Filmmaker Must Know", and read that bad boy up.
Step 4: Experiment with Anime Studio Pro, and see if I can do any substantial filmmaking with the software
Step 5: Experiment with this photoshop technique
Step 6: Drink beer and play Mario Kart DS all day
Step 7: Disregard steps 1 through 5