Summer Animation – Walkcycles

Overview: So for the homework over the summer we are doing a walkcycle so that we can demonstrate our understanding of timing, movement, flow of motion, etc. As time goes on I’ll be updating this blog with all the progress that is made. Day 1: So this Monday, June 27, I was finally able to…Continue Reading Summer Animation – Walkcycles

3D Literacy – Assignment 2: Cute Character

In this second semester of the 3D Literacy course our assignment was to make a “cute character”, it didn’t matter what it was, human, animal, robot, and even scary or imposing characters, as long as they were made to look cute. And so began my next project .   Research: During the first 4 or…Continue Reading 3D Literacy – Assignment 2: Cute Character

Animated Narratives – Semester 2 Portfolio: “Plenty of Fish” Animated Short

This is a portfolio of my work and progress for the Swordfish and Caviar group and our animated short video “Plenty of Fish”. Pre Production Phase: Week 1 – 5 During this phase of the pipelline I started by presenting ideas for the team and when we had gathered enough ideas we all looked at…Continue Reading Animated Narratives – Semester 2 Portfolio: “Plenty of Fish” Animated Short

Semester 2 – Animated Naratives: “Plenty of Fish” Animated Short

Early Production: Our group began work back in late February with ideas for plots and stories we could explore using the theme of “nature” that the instructors gave us. It was an overall fun, productive, and intuitive process in the classroom. Dispite the wide arange of ideas we explored, a lot of the sotries we…Continue Reading Semester 2 – Animated Naratives: “Plenty of Fish” Animated Short

3D Literacy Assignment 2 – “Cute Character”: Week 3 Dev log

Its been a while since I last made a blog on the progression of my character and now’s a good time to resume it as well. I have made a lot of changes since the last blog but progress these last two weeks has been slow, I need to pic up the pace a bit…Continue Reading 3D Literacy Assignment 2 – “Cute Character”: Week 3 Dev log

3D Literacy Assignment 2 – “Cute Character”: Dev Week 2

Working on gathering references and still trying to get used to blender. I can’t for the life of me get it, but I don’t want to give up because I like it too much. In the last week I was working on ideas for what to work on, and three came to mind, an alien…Continue Reading 3D Literacy Assignment 2 – “Cute Character”: Dev Week 2

3D Literacy: Assignment 2 – Cute Character: Dev Week 1

This week not very much happened. Henry gave us the run down on what the next assignment was and the early steps on using Blender. The assignment was to create a cute character, so Henry gave us a lesson on how to make a character and how to make it a cute one too. I…Continue Reading 3D Literacy: Assignment 2 – Cute Character: Dev Week 1

Assignment 1 – Intro to 3D Modeling

This is the first assignment from the 3D Literacy calss in the animation course. The assignment gave us a list of objects that we were to make using Maya and add textures and details with Substance painter. I chose a Sword and shield, as I wanted to go a bit unconventional and fantastical but still…Continue Reading Assignment 1 – Intro to 3D Modeling

Week 11-12 Homework: One-to-One tutorials & Presentation

Week 11 was the one to one tutorials, and since there was the teachers’ strike going on at the time, we had it online. That plus the two weeks of W.O.A. (world of animation) that were also online, made for a week and a half of online classes. That week I managed to start the…Continue Reading Week 11-12 Homework: One-to-One tutorials & Presentation

Final Week: Coursework 1 – Design a World: Evaluation

During this semester, things that worked well I think were the teams themselves as they were open to ideas and input from students, lecturers, and teammates alike. We all put in lots of effort into the work. The lectures and presentations were also well done and easy to follow too. However, in the first weeks…Continue Reading Final Week: Coursework 1 – Design a World: Evaluation