This is a collection of the stop-motion animations I did while learning from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. It starts with some simple exercises with a magnet and progresses to more complex puppet animation from there. The human puppets and dialogue are property of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
Stoopid Buddy Animations
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"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.
This short vid is of a stumbling robot that was textured, lighted, basic rigged, animated and comp’ed by me onto a photographic background.
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.
In The Park
I entirely created this stop-motion short from pre-production through finish. I created all models and miniatures, animation, ect.
A quick experiment in pixilation. Special thanks to my live shoot teammates/actors Joshua Tewell and Robert Greasham!
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!
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
"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.
Figure Drawings / Artwork
This contains various figure drawings, quick studies and still artwork that helps show my artistic and animation-related skills.
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.