Tag: 3danimation

Skeleton Design

Here is a 2D profile and side view of this skeleton character. Using Autodesk Maya, I modeled the sketch organically. Here are more images:

Cycling Butterfly

Autodesk Maya Cleanup Creating this animation had many small steps involved, one of the biggest was prepping the butterfly. I found a free butterfly model on turbo squid modeling website. The amount of polygon faces was very high. I ended up cleaning and then restructuring some parts of the butterfly to allow for more concise weigh painting and rigging. I…

Cycling Dreams, Learning Autodesk Maya

Learning Autodesk Maya has been both exhilarating and challenging as an Artist. Before a year ago extruding or moving a vertices was foreign to me. Today I enjoy making small narrative stories with the skills I have learned so far. I took a a cylinder primitive and then animated it to perform an interesting rhythmic movement. Next, I placed it…

Unlimited Universe Within

Using Cinema 4D, I created a small animation of a cellphone shattering to reveal the digital world it contains. Each little planet represent a possible world within the cellphone. Some worlds are abstract and only represent feelings, others could be more concrete and realistic. The clip demonstrate an abstract world, full of color expressing emotions or feelings. The small alien…

Exploding Rose

I created my own version of GreyscaleGorilla’s tutorial on a “Shattering Rose” in Cinema 4D. Instead of using their plugins, I used the push apart effector to create the “exploding” part of the rose.

Floating Island

Thanks to Tiedie’s tutorial on Low Poly Floating Island Tutorial | Cinema 4D / Photoshop (here is the link: youtube.com/watch?v=0VHMUnGcQ34) I made my first animation using a motion camera for added affects.