So it's obviously been quite the year for me! I apologize for putting REALITY.fla on such a delay, but as most of you already know I kinda lost my apartment back in May and was couch jumping for a while, on top of a huge commission pile!
It's left me strained for time to work on it, but that's also given me time to think.
Personally? I'm considering binning the project. Though it's pretty close to completion, it just feels like it doesn't have its own voice y'know? I did so much work to make sure everything within the cartoon was canonically correct I limited myself in the scope of what I could do with my artistic vision.
Meanwhile, something I DO wish to pursue would be a cyberpunk/Blade Runner inspired cartoon, something I can flex my art muscles with. That and Miami madness, which I've actually been considering making a complete frame by frame cartoon. No sprites baby!
But who knows, all I know is that REALITY.fla feels like it doesn't have its own voice, it has qualities and concepts that make it unique but at the end of the day I'm still using the AAHW and still using a lot of ideas from Matt. I feel like it's limiting the scope of my creative potential and that using madness as a vessel for a story, rather than trying to tell a "madness" story, would be much more interesting to work on.
But hey, that's what this post is for! Discussion, let's talk. I want to hear your thoughts.