The pod house is a little awkward perspectivly. As it is round I have to design as if through a fish eye lens. Its challenging. lets leave it at that. I changed the sort of layout from pre produection. I moved the floor up inside the pod so that there would be more floor space. Instead of separating out each room like the living room and kitchen into a separate part of the pod. I gave it a more open plan layout similar to the layouts that became fashionable in 1950's living space. I think its helping with that retro funky look as well as making for much nicer backgrounds. As it is a pod with limited space, fusing kitchen, living room and dinning room into one space makes a lot of sense, spacialy. Its still very rough and needs a lot of perspective adjustment. Im happy with the colour scheme. I have the colours follow through from section to section. The pink from the living room follows through to the kitchen, then the yellow from the kitchen follows through to the dinning room.
I am exploring the characters at the moment. One way to do this is to think about how they interact with each other and their environment. I tried to think of quirky little stories that would occur in a few episodes. I like the idea that the kids constructed this robotic mouse to keep MumBot occupied while they make their mischief. She would then develop an obsession with it close to Captain Ahab and Moby Dick. The scale is a bit off on the sequence with the mouse but it is a very quick rough.
Very, very, very quick test for how the light would work on the the space suit. I like the idea that the suit produces its own light so they can all see each other in space. I decided to reference tron as a bit of an inside joke to all the science nerds.