Robot Chicken CG Hallway
This is a quick breakdown of a shot from the Robot Chicken Season 9 finale episode that I worked on. I did all the comp work, created the CG hallway in Blender and the parody 2D drawings in Photoshop (available on my 2D Work page) as well. No audio on this.
Animation Parody Drawings for Robot Chicken CG Hallway
These are some custom animation parody drawings I did for a sketch in the Robot Chicken Season 9 finale. They are meant to be posters on the wall of a CG hallway I also created (viewable in my CG/3D Work portfolio page). Done completely in Photoshop.
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.
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.
Stoopid Buddy Animations
This is a collection of the stop-motion animations I did while learning from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
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!
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.
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.
"The Bookworm" Thesis Character Models
The character models for "The Bookworm". These are pretty much created directly from the character designs.
"The Bookworm" Thesis Designs
These are some of the character/environment designs for my thesis short animation, working title "The Bookworm".
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.
"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.
"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.
Selected and screened at The Roseville Animation Festival (2012) and the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival (2012)! This is a short animation made by myself and two other students at DePaul University. We were going for a "paper cutout" look for the style, but it was actually made in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects and edited in Premiere. Our team was so small, we all had a hand in pretty much everything at one point or another, but we gave ourselves a little credit for the main tasks. Hope you enjoy it!
Lighting, Texture and Layout: Study Scene
A progression through my work on a Study Scene. This work was done primarily in Autodesk Maya utilizing Mental Ray.
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.
This short vid is of a stumbling robot that was textured, lighted, basic rigged, animated and comp’ed by me onto a photographic background.
Figure Drawings / Artwork
This contains various figure drawings, quick studies and still artwork that helps show my artistic and animation-related skills.
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 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.
"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.
More Stop-Motion and 2D Animation Tests
A grouping of my better miscellaneous non-CG animation work.
In The Park
I entirely created this stop-motion short from pre-production through finish. I created all models and miniatures, animation, ect.