Draw simple, cartoon-like characters and scenes for a whiteboard animation.

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: €100
  • Entries Received: 6
  • Winner: AlekMarquez

Contest Brief

We are planning a whiteboard animation that explains our technical service (solar industry). There will be three different characters that will interact in the animation. I imagine simple, cartoon-like characters (maybe even stickmen-like) that show different facial expressions and gesturing during the animation. The templates that come with standard whiteboard animation tools are too non-emotional, too stiff, so I'd like to have a cartoonist to design our three people in the scenes.

Clarification: It's three different characters
- the boss of an solar engineering company (might be an engineer)
- a land owner who wants to have a large solar park built (might be a farmer or a business man)
- and me.

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  • solarmirko
    Contest Holder
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there,
    I've added a sample video (samplevideo.mp4) with characters of Yoan M. to make more visible what it is about.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • Tuddao
    Tuddao
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi! Please find my works #36 and #37.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • solarmirko
    Contest Holder
    • 4 weeks ago

    Hi there,
    I've added the storyboard for the first of seven or eight scenes. This should make it more clear what it's about, and how much time will be needed. This is an average scene, so it should allow you to see what I need as well as to calculate how much time it would take.

    Pls note that the drawings only show the contents (while the spoken words are on the left). If there are better compositions of the elements, feel free to do it. Hey, you're the experts for that.

    As for the compensation: The 100 Euros are a down payment. If it takes longer to finish the seven or eight scenes, the rest will be paid with a regular fee/hour.

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. AlekMarquez
      AlekMarquez
      • 4 weeks ago

      Hi, Please consider checking my entry #35 . I've drawn all the scenes you uploaded. I hope you like it. Best regards

      • 4 weeks ago
  • elysaud
    elysaud
    • 4 weeks ago

    Hello, I have a style to make cartoon and besides that I can encourage them. make my characters walk blinking change expressions etc. Are you interested in your characters having movement?

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      Hi Ely Saud G.,
      for this project it's more about the characters themselves than about blinking. Pls show me how yours would look like.

      • 4 weeks ago
  • AlekMarquez
    AlekMarquez
    • 1 month ago

    Hi, please consider checking my entry #17 . I really appreciate your feedback. Best regards.

    • 1 month ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      Yoan M.,
      and I appreciate your drawings ;-)

      • 4 weeks ago
  • prakash777pati
    prakash777pati
    • 1 month ago

    #sealed #sealed #sealed

    • 1 month ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      Prakash P.,
      sorry, I'm new to this. What does it mean when you post "#sealed"?

      • 4 weeks ago
  • junior0593
    junior0593
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, is the contest just for the character concept or for all animation?

    • 1 month ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      junior0593,
      thank you for this question.
      The contest is to find the right partner that will do the graphics work for the animation (and for more animations that will follow). We're writing the story board right now, and it's the first project of that kind for me. So these 100 EUR are meant to be the down payment. If it takes more time to do the necessary artwork, I'll compensate for that. Does that sound fair to you?

      • 4 weeks ago
  • AlekMarquez
    AlekMarquez
    • 1 month ago

    Hi, please consider checking my entry update #21 . I hope you like it. Best Regards

    • 1 month ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      Hi Yoan M.,
      I like your characters. They're into the top three right now. Thank you.

      • 4 weeks ago
  • solarmirko
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    That's the first time that I've posted a job on Freelancer.com, so I'm still learning. Don't know if it is common to give public feedback here, so pardon me if it is not.

    For now (17 designs have been submitted so far), I like the designs #16 and 17 most. #16 (Juliano K.) shows cartoon-like, detailed characters in different positions and with a lot of personality. #17 (Yoan) is more stickmen-like, but drawn in a rather fresh, cheeky way. #13 (Supri A., lower line) is also ok, but a little bit too well-behaved.

    Hope that helps to better understand what I'm looking for.

    • 1 month ago
  • luismoncada1082
    luismoncada1082
    • 1 month ago

    Hi, please check #6, feedback is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

    • 1 month ago
  • solarmirko
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    Please: I would like to have real artistic drawings, not computer-generated cartoons.

    • 1 month ago
    1. nuwanrasangana
      nuwanrasangana
      • 1 month ago

      Hi there, I' working on it, OK I will draw.

      • 1 month ago
  • islammamdouh
    islammamdouh
    • 1 month ago

    dear sir, do you want three different characters or one character with three different reactions ?

    • 1 month ago
    1. solarmirko
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      Dear Islam,
      thank you for this question. It's three different characters
      - the boss of an solar engineering company (might be an engineer)
      - a land owner who wants to have a large solar park built (might be a farmer)
      - and me.

      • 1 month ago
  • solarmirko
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    guaranteed.

    • 1 month ago
    1. SmartAnas
      SmartAnas
      • 1 month ago

      Thank You

      • 1 month ago
  • SmartAnas
    SmartAnas
    • 1 month ago

    #guaranteed

    • 1 month ago

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