Friday, January 01, 2010

FARGO






Story board artist J.Todd Anderson has been working with the Coen Brothers for just about all their films since Raising Arizona. Anderson is a master story teller and a great lover of cinema and animation. Check out his site www.perfectmovie.net and discover the "Rules for a Perfect Movie". Oh and I should also mention cinematographer Roger A Deakins who like Anderson has been with the Coen Brothers for many of their greatest films starting with Barton Fink shot Fargo. He too is someone to study and admire for his keen sense of composition and lighting.

16 comments:

Jupiter Family said...

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R.Dress said...

Rock on Jupiter!

Anonymous said...

Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

R.Dress said...

Note taken thanks Anonymous!

justdoodleit said...

Brilliant! Especially those colors!

get zapped said...

Strong imagery. You captured this so well!

pakoto said...

oooh so great robert! i love the new sketches with colors

Jason Curtis said...

OUT
STAND
ING
!!!!

Loving this series Robert, every single panel.

Hmmm...seems that this "Anonymous" left the exact same comment on my blog. I smell a rat.

R.Dress said...

Hey folks thanks for stopping by. All I did really was try to capture what Cinematographer Roger A. Deakins did. I often wonder how much input he has when working with the Coen Brothers.

Every shot has an attitude and a perspective that supports the story. I wish I had more time to do more of these.

Cheers!

michael robertson said...

wonderful studies, Robert...I'm wondering, do you quickly sketch these out while watching the film or do you have to pause it for a while on the scene you want to capture?

steve said...

I like your new banner. Is that your new dog?

R.Dress said...

Hi Michael:
Thanks! With Fargo I hit pause while watching it on You Tube. I simply painted it in photo shop in a window below it.

Hi Steve:
Thanks. No that's Moses. I should be posting up some drawings of Bogart soon.

Heidi Smith said...

These are great!!! I love your style!!

Tomás Serrano said...

Good work, Robert.

Alina Chau said...

Wonderful illos!! love the style!!

R.Dress said...

Thanks Heidi, Tomas, and Alina!

Roger Deakins is one of my favorite cinematographers. His work is brilliant.