This is a short piece of raw video from "Grandpa" followed by some production shots. This project is currently in post. More detailed information on the pre-production and puppet/prop construction can be viewed under my Works In Progress listing. If you are interested in the story, the animatic/story reel can be viewed under "Animatics and Storyboards" in my Portfolio.
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This short vid is of a stumbling robot that was textured, lighted, basic rigged, animated and comp’ed by me onto a photographic background.
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: Puppet Production
This is some of the puppet production work I am doing on "Grandpa", my most recent short stop-motion work in progress.
Animatics and Storyboards
This is a collection of my animatics and storyboards of stories I have written, with intent to develop. Royalty-free music from Opuzz and Freesound.org
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!
More Stop-Motion and 2D Animation Tests
A grouping of my better miscellaneous non-CG animation work.
"The Bookworm" Thesis Character Models
The character models for "The Bookworm". These are pretty much created directly from the character designs.
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.
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 stop-motion and puppet shows and spots. Breakdown below. More un-aired samples are available upon request.
Opening Titles Motion Graphics / Effects
Motion graphic/visual effect ideas I came up with for a mock/fan-made opening title sequence for a movie version of a popular video game.