Category 3D / VFX

3D: New work, Target Practice (still in progress)

I thought I’d share what I’ve been working on this last while, as I’ve been lying lower than Elvis in order to work on it. Its (clearly) not finished but I wanted to share it for a couple of reasons. One, to get it “out there”. Next, to get some feedback on where I’m at […]

Dawn of the Planet of the Motion Capture Dudes

Last week I watched Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and it stirred me enough write a piece on it. Although Koba blasting two machine guns while riding a horse into battle trumps Optimus Prime atop Grilock for this summer’s epic image – this is NOT what compelled me to type. What was compelling […]

3D: Pre-viz footage of “Target Practice”

I was reluctant to post the progress of this because – as you’ll see, its Pre-viz, meaning basically that it looks rough. Pre-viz footage can be pretty raw, the CG isn’t rendered (ie; no shiny metal robot) no post production, no sound….but its put together to help me visualise the timing. From here I can […]

3D: Diving into character rigging

So, after having heard a lot of good things from a lot of good people about Digital Tutors – and after a short period of lurking around the website, I decided to do the smart thing and jump in with a subscription. The message displayed on screen whenever my subscription was confimred said it all […]