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The Meaning of OOP


The Meaning of OOP

So, I was working on this movie (which hasn’t come out yet, so I won’t talk about it) as a freelancer.  The script was a little different each week, so I would read the new version and look at the new artwork.  All of this was done by looking through folders on the computer.  There was one folder labeled Oop.  I was thinking,  “What kind of character name is that?”  I looked inside to see the development artwork of one of the main characters.  “Oop” had been stamped over all the images of this character, a sweet, nerdy looking teenage girl.  I thought, “Oop is a really weird name for that character…but I guess they’re going for quirky.”

I asked the director about it.  He laughed.

OOP = Out Of Picture

The character wasn’t in the movie anymore, so instead of removing all the images of her, they stamped “OOP” on all of them.

Weird.

Anyways…here’s a few panels of mine that are OOP too…

1)  Pterodactyl from the Batman Brave and the Bold episode Four Star Spectacular.

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2)  Jerry screaming…it’s kind of his thing…so it could be from ANY Tom and Jerry cartoon.  I happen to know this one is from Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz.

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3)  This is a panel from Transformers Prime.  I believe that is Starscream on the right…

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