Tag Archives: character animation

Turkey Trot

Santa Dog doin’ the Turkey Leg Trot.  Went for a prancing, higher-stepping motion on the front legs because not just any average, everyday trot would do!

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Turkey in Trouble

Rough timing on camera cuts; final motion on Turkey

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Santa Dog Chases Turkey

Polished Turkey and Dog run cycles.  Made extensive use of bhGhost to track motion arcs of dog and hat.  Flopping ears proved to be a real challenge.  12fps export to quicktime results in a slight jerkiness and less machine-like perfection, … Continue reading

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Rough Timing on Chef and Turkey

Used Maya HumanIK for Turkey.  Rig limitations definitely made posing a challenge, but the awkwardness seems to be in character for a spastic headless bird!

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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