3D Animation & Illustration Blog

VFX, Animation and 3D Illustration blog featuring recent work and posts on 3D in F1, motorsport and Japan.

Cerberus Hell Hound 3D Sculpture

As much as I wanted to be enjoying my new games purchased in the Steam sale this winter, alas, this hell hound demanded my attention instead. Toiling for dozens of hours over a tablet and frankly tiny laptop screen, I have been bringing this beast into being to hone my Zbrush skills and eventually put…

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Animation Studio Post-it Gallery

Happy 2015! For the first post of the year I’m sharing this collection of illustrations drawn by talented artists at animation studios across the UK and Japan. As a fun way to remember all my great colleagues I coerce as many people as possible into showing off their creativity in micro Post-it form. Everyone draws whatever…

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Japanese 3D Animation Industry FAQ

A year ago this month I published an article on How to Get an Animation Job in Japan and since then have received comments, replies and emails in the hundreds with many more questions. Having recently returned to London after nearly a year and a half of working and networking in Japan, I thought now would be a…

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Smash Bros Trailer Making Of

I recently published my Super Smash Bros fan trailer “Mario Jumps Into Battle” ready for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games, its here on youtube in case you missed it. I’ve put together some materials from the production of the video to share the process. Shot on the Panasonic GH3, filming at various locations across Tokyo,…

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Super Smash Bros. – Mario Jumps into Battle! (Wii U & Nintendo 3DS)

Ever wondered what Mario would look like in real life? Well I caught him during his commute to the Smash Bros tournament, running through Tokyo to the stadium before he joins the fight! I’m a huge Super Smash Bros fan and with games for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS coming out later this year, I wanted…

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Mighty No 9

Mighty No. 9 (マイティーナンバーナイン) is an upcoming action-platform video game produced by Keiji Inafune, illustrator and co-designer of Mega Man. Now they are developing a TV series for Mighty No.9 and I had the pleasure of working on the teaser. This was a terrifically exciting project to work on with very demanding clients so there was a…

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