Production 2 write up

On Tuesday I went to a gallery exhibition at Alfred University and saw a gallery entitled decomposition.

Senior Thesis Update

This is an update on my current creatures.   So far I have all of the creatures I want printed and I am in the process of painting them.   I have most of my solid colors on the sculptures and I am getting more into the details of them.   It was suggested by…

Senior Thesis Critique

A few days ago I talked to Bud Kolich who is teaching at Alfred State.   We talked about materials for painting my models.  Bud agreed with me on using acrylic paint for them and after a quick google search we found that acrylic was the best paint to use for PLA plastic.  Bud also…

Senior Thesis Update

For my thesis project I have made some changes to my existing models and have finished another creature.  

Faculty Critique

I recently had my first faculty review for my thesis project with Amanda Kozub.   The advise I received had the most to do with research.   I was told to try and look for creatures that are an equivalent to creatures in existence.   An example of this would be to find creatures like lobsters and…

Senior Thesis Checkpoint

For this checkpoint I have modeled two creatures so far.   The first creature is my take on a brachiopod.  This creature lives in shallow water staying close to the sand until it can find a strong current carrying micro organisms.   It then stands its pod up and opens its shells into a wide…

Senior Thesis Pre production.

My senior thesis project is going to be a project incorporating maya and 3d printing.   I am creating 5 creatures that evolved in a similar fashion to the ones on earth if the Permian Mass Extinction had never happened.   The most notable creature will be a updated version of a eurypterid.   This…

Work Progression Check in

For my thesis at this half way point I have kept to my schedule and completed all of my modeling and UVs. Next I have to apply my textures and rig the character. Below is a gallery of all my images so far.

Senior Seminar Pitch

These are images I created for a gallery pitch using stereoscopy. After the pitch I was given critiques such as being more specific and sure of my information. I was also told to not get so lost in the technology. Lastly I was told to have a decisive end to my pitch and to be…

Press Kit Submition

Utopia_Ectopia_Press_Kit This is a press kit that I made up for my Utopia/Ectopia animation. This animation was also sent into two film festivals.