Y2 Semester 2 – Personal Development Project

✨ Idea Generation & Inspiration ✨   I knew from the get-go I wanted to animate one of my OCs, over the past few months my friends and I have been making a big group of characters and all collaboratively developing lore, backgrounds and a story that encompasses them all. (They’re incidentally Minecraft OCs, weContinue reading Y2 Semester 2 – Personal Development Project

Y2 Semester 2 – Verticle Slice Game Design Project

✨ Idea Generation & Game Ideas ✨   For our Vertical Slice project, my group began brainstorming what concepts as a game we all liked and what we wouldn’t like to make. As a whole, we all agreed upon something akin to an adventure game with story elements, and that we’d like to make itContinue reading Y2 Semester 2 – Verticle Slice Game Design Project

Y2 Semester 2 – Verticle Slice Portfolio

✨ Style Guide ✨    Style guide reference sheet ✨ Character Design ✨   Character style & reference sheet ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝   Nuada character design Ciarán model design & turnaround NPC designs & turnaround ✨ Character Sprites ✨   Ciarán colour concepts. Drawn by Nicole, coloured by me. Nuada character sprites   ✨ AssortedContinue reading Y2 Semester 2 – Verticle Slice Portfolio

Y2 Semester 1 – Animation Studies

✨ Idea Generation ✨   For this assignment, we were tasked with creating three animations, a walk cycle, a run cycle and an animation showcasing body mechanics. (e.g. lifting a heavy box, jumping a gap, etc.) I was really excited to get started as I’d never done a proper walk or run cycle before, andContinue reading Y2 Semester 1 – Animation Studies

Y2 Semester 1 – 3D Observatory Portfolio

✨Concept Art ✨                 ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝ ✨ Blocking Out ✨         ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝   ✨ Models ✨               ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝   ✨ Textures ✨               ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝ ✨ UnrealContinue reading Y2 Semester 1 – 3D Observatory Portfolio

Y2 Semester 1 – Preparing for Jobs in Animation

✨ Job Roles in Animation ✨ Our first task in Professional Practice was to find research jobs within the animation industry that interest us. Using the site Screenskills, I began looking into all of the different roles available to me in animation. This site lists dozens of jobs from product management, pre and post production,Continue reading Y2 Semester 1 – Preparing for Jobs in Animation

Y2 Semester 1 – 3D Observatory Environment

✨ Portfolio ✨ You can see all my assets by themselves here! ⚝──⭒─⭑─⭒─⭑─ 💫 ─⭑─⭒─⭑─⭒──⚝ ✨ Idea Generation & Concept Art ✨   As a group, we all decided that we really wanted to create an observatory and off the bat everyone had dozens of really different and unique takes on it, the more weContinue reading Y2 Semester 1 – 3D Observatory Environment