This contains various figure drawings, quick studies and still artwork that helps show my artistic and animation-related skills.
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VFX Samples Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
A selection of some of the best work I did for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios on their VFX team for their various shows and spots. Breakdown below. More un-aired samples are available upon request.
More Stop-Motion and 2D Animation Tests
A grouping of my better miscellaneous non-CG animation work.
3D Dynamics Experiments
This is a very short, loose collection of things done in Maya 3D Dynamics. The character model and animation in the first clothing shot were provided by The Spine and is courtesy of the NFBC. The basic truck, island and head model in the hair shot were obtained from TurboSquid.
A quick experiment in pixilation. Special thanks to my live shoot teammates/actors Joshua Tewell and Robert Greasham!
"Grandpa" Stop Motion Short WIP
This is a short piece of raw video from "Grandpa" followed by some production shots. This project is currently in post.
Character Puppet Fabrication at Stoopid Buddy
I spent my summer studying both stop motion animation and character fabrication with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank, CA!
Lighting, Texture and Layout: Natural History
A progression through stages to a final museum piece. This work was done primarily in Autodesk Maya utilizing Mental Ray.
"Narwhal Love" 2D Short
This is a short that was hand drawn by me in Flash. It will receive more refinement and eventually color work, but I like the “sketchiness” of it. No audio.
Character Animation with Dialogue
These pieces represent some of my character work with lip sync/dialogue. They were created with the Generi model/rig by Andrew Silke.
"Grandpa" Stop-motion Short: Pre-production
This is some of the pre-production/development work I did on "Grandpa", my most recent short stop-motion work in progress.