Major Project: Space-ial Interests

My final graduate piece, a 3D Illustration depicting an alien with an unusual hobby: researching Earth!

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Lip Sync

Using an existing character design to animate a lip sync piece.
Anton Ego is from Ratatouille (Pixar, 2007), and the voice clip is a performance by Vincent Price in The Great Mouse Detective (Disney, 1986).

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Bouncy Ball

An animation testing both squash and stretch principles and the use of animated textures in Maya.

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Jumping Robot

A short animation depicting a jump based upon real-world reference. Within this animation I focussed on giving the character a reason to jump and an emotional reaction to their action.

Additionally, I also ensured that the principles of animation were adhered to during the process, with emphasis on the use of overlapping action, anticipation, arcs, posing and weight.

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Bouncing Bird

Playblast tests of the dynamic simulation of hair on the bird toy. The fully rendered animation follows at the 27 second mark.

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