3D Animation & Illustration Blog

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

Get to the Point Tutorials

A lot of the time when looking for a run down on a topic in Maya you will find long explanations or a lengthy video tutorial full of fluff which when working to a deadline, is really not all that helpful! So if you are looking for bite sized overviews full with seriously cool hidden gems that…

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2015 Williams FW37 Concept and Classic Livery

UPDATE The classic livery went down a storm, so to thank everyone and now the real car has officially launched, here is an extra render of the FW37 with old school livery out in the wild, on track. With the Williams Martini Racing FW37 launch only a few days away I’ve got just enough time…

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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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