3D Animation & Illustration Blog

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

Saffron Lane. Mini Doc.

My first ever documentary. Having recently bought the new Panasonic GH3 to improve my photography and dabble in the world of live action film making I decided to shoot this documentary on the demise of a working mens club in Leicester. This got picked up by the Leicester Mercury and BBC Radio Leicester who had…

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Bull & Sugar. Red Bull Canimation

Here is my entry for last years Canimation Competition, animated with Todd Setter. Was great to do some proper traditional pencil and paper 2D animation.

‘Snapshot’ Photo Animation in Maya

A little experiment taking photos of poses and making a basic rig in Maya to animate them. I think it has quite a unique look to it. I may advance this technique in the future.

Crystal Fighters ‘At Home’ Music Video Test

I did this short test for the band Crystal Fighters. They didn’t go for it, but I was pleased with this test all the same!

Sky-Caper

Sky-Caper is the short film I produced while at Bournemouth University. Screened at the Edinburgh International Film festival, Animated Exeter and Bournemouth Big Screen.Todd and I put in hundreds of hours, but the difficulty of working with 2D alongside the 3D was well worth it.

Sky-Caper Toon Shading Look Development

I thought I would share some of my look development for Sky-Caper as working up the toon shader for the main character “Suds” took a lot of trial and error. Looking back 4 years later I can see ways I could improve on my old methods but this paper could be of some use for…

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