This is a collection of current work in the lighting, texture and layout areas, separated for convenience. This work was done primarily in Autodesk Maya utilizing Mental Ray, unless otherwise noted.
A progression through my work on a Study Scene. The models were not sculpted by me but were obtained with permission from Turbosquid, with only minor clean-up done by myself. However, I did do all the shaders, lights, textures, ect. If you would like to read some of my thoughts on the process, please visit my blog!
The final, full image of the Study Scene.

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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.
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.
Stoopid Buddy Stop-motion Production Puppets
These are just some of the puppets that I have created for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios' various properties. In most cases, the costumes (if applicable) were made by the Costume Department and the sculpts were either pre-existing or made by Digital, unless noted otherwise.
"The Bookworm" Thesis Character Models
The character models for "The Bookworm". These are pretty much created directly from the character designs.
More Stop-Motion and 2D Animation Tests
A grouping of my better miscellaneous non-CG animation work.
"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.
Stoopid Buddy Animations
This is a collection of the stop-motion animations I did while learning from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
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
"The Bookworm" Thesis Designs
These are some of the character/environment designs for my thesis short animation, working title "The Bookworm".
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.