Dashing through the snow

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Body Mechanics Reel 2013

Reel Breakdown

Shot 1: Quadruped Pace Back n Forth
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 2013
RoboDog has to keep it all together while going through his paces.

Shot 2: Sneak
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 2013
Josie boldly sneaks where so many others have sneaked before…

Shot 3: Lift and Run
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 2013
Cooked turkeys tell no tales.

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Animation Reel 2012

Reel Breakdown

Shot 1: Stars n’ Stripes Gal
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 4.5, Photoshop
I modeled, mapped, rigged and animated the character.

Shot 2: Cadillac Mood
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 4.5, Photoshop
I modeled, mapped, rigged and animated the character. Dialogue from 1991 film “Twenty-One.”

Shot 3: Penny Priddy
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 4.5, Photoshop
I modeled, mapped, rigged and animated the character. Dialogue from “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.”

Shot 4: Bouncing Balls Test
Tools/Techniques Used: Maya 4.5, Photoshop
I modeled, mapped, rigged and animated this test.

Shot 5: Crow Flight Cycle
Tools/Techniques Used: Toon Boom Studio, Photoshop
I designed and hand animated the crow, then used Toon Boom for ink/paint and compositing.

Shot 6: Crow Walk Cycle
Tools/Techniques Used: Toon Boom Studio, Photoshop
I designed and hand animated the crow, and used Toon Boom for ink/paint, camera moves and compositing.

Shot 7: ChaChaCha Animatic
Tools/Techniques Used: Toon Boom Studio, Photoshop
I created the storyboards and limited animation then cut them together in Toon Boom. Audio track: Ruben Gonzales, La Enganadora

Shot 8: Wilbur the Dog
Tools/Techniques Used: Graphite stick
I designed this mascot character for an independent congressional candidate.

Shot 9: Sketchbook Drawings
Tools/Techniques Used: Various media

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warm wishes

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Fire cycle

This cycle is part of an animated torch logo.  I credit the masterful work of John Halas & Harold Whitaker, whose drawings I referred to in creating this piece.

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crow walk

a bouncy shuffle walk based on R. Williams’ subtle skip walk

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Cadillac Mood

Dialogue from 1991 film “Twenty-One.” Modeled and animated with Maya; funkaliscious groovy mood lighting done with Photoshop.

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