Utopia Ectopia

This is the last version of my Utopia Ectopia Animation. For this version I fixed a continuity error in my animation.

Motion Graphics reel

This is a reel of various exercises done in motion graphics. These include a countdown, camera tracking, motion tracking and particle system.

Utopia Ectopia

This is an animation I did for advanced animation. The prompt was Utopia and Ectopia,

Phantom Pains

  This is a short film I made based on John Milton’s sonnet to his deceased wife.

Advanced Animation Writeup

On April 27 I went to the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery and saw sculptures. As I was looking through the various pieces I began to think about how they could be applied to the principals of animation and the similarities to 2d animation. For all of these sculptures staging was very important like in animation. All of…

Utopia Ectopia

For this animation I wanted to show a boss type character and a character drawing. The more the character draws the more buildings grow from their body until they die. I decided to use full straight ahead animation to give the characters a feeling of life and keep the lines jittery. Near the end I…

Lit Adaptation Rough cut.

This is a rough cut of a short film based on John Milton’s sonnet to his deceased wife. The poem itself has to do with the idea of loss and how your mind can trick you into thinking the person you have lost is alive. This can happen in a dream like state whether you…

Production Write up

Last week I had gone to the Robert C.Turner Gallery and saw a show titled “Live Feed Live Feed Live Feed” that incorporated digital video. The main piece involved a camera in the middle of the room that recorded the viewer in realtime and projected the image on various walls. On the walls the videos…

Motion Graphics Financial Aid video

This is a motion graphic piece done for the Financial Aid office.   The section I made has to do with how one can apply for financial Aid and where to start looking.   earlier versions of this video lacked the backing music track and had different transitions.   The earliest piece had no panning…

Advanced Animation Write up

Earlier in the semester I had an opportunity to help one of the seniors with their thesis project. I was called upon by John Maffett to model a kitchen in the 3d program Maya. The requirements for this side project were to model and texture the room while meeting with John every couple of days…