May 29, 2012

Sheldon Rig

A while ago a posted a turtle model sheet. Well...it's an iAnimate rig now! It was a fun process and thanks to Jason Ryan for the whole experience! It was modeled by Tomek Straszewski and rigged by Victor Vinyals.
Just recently, some animation of him was put up online. The first is a series of videos that iAnimate has started doing, headed up by Ken Fountain. Right at the end of the video you can see Jason Ryan's demo animation of Sheldon!



And here's another one from a friend of mine, Omar Elhindi.
Apathy Turtle from omar elhindi on Vimeo.

And just to add some of my own animation. This is my reel as of the beginning of February. I wanted to post just the first dialogue piece but haven't uploaded it to vimeo separately yet :P There are still a couple little things that I was supposed to fix but haven't had the time (or desire) to do it.

Mar 13, 2012

Old West

This is a sketch based on some photo reference from deviant art. It was from a few months ago so I don't know where the link is :|

Also, if any of you play "Draw Something" you should add Amanda and I. We share an account, our username is "boranda". That game is too much fun!

Mar 5, 2012

Mountain Climber

Doodle from today.


Also, here's a still from my latest assignment at iAnimate. Learned a lot with this one. Some modeling, lighting, texturing, and even a little bit of rigging because I added a breathing control to him so that his chest and stomach can change shape more.

Jan 13, 2012

Weight Lift

This is one of my assignments from a couple months ago already. There's still stuff that I'd want to fix but time to do something new!

Dec 16, 2011

Last of the Trolls.....for now

Here's the rest of the troll model sheet I've been working on! I was having trouble with the expression with his cheeks puffed out so Amanda pretty much did that one, plus giving me some feedback along the way. Our desks are right next to each other so it's always really easy to give each other feedback. I'm the one usually getting it though :P  

Dec 14, 2011

Ghost


The second workshop at iAnimate wrapped up about a week ago. Amanda and I have both learned so much and the next workshop should be awesome! Can't wait! Got a little more time to draw now, even though I'm still trying to plan some animation. Hopefully I'll get more of the troll model sheet up before the end of this year.

Dec 11, 2011

Troll Turnaround

Drew this guy a little while back. Here's the first part of his model sheet!

Oct 24, 2011

Weight Lift Preview

Been pretty buys lately with iAnimate. Here's a preview of what I'm blocking out right now. I've tried a few different workflows so far with the last few assignments and I really like starting out in stepped. It just feels so much more like hand drawn and it's a lot more fun to be honest.
I've also just been trying to get some basic modelling knowledge. Not that I'd want to really pursue it, but if building sets and props makes for a more entertaining shot, then why not!

Sep 15, 2011

Pig

You never know when you'll need a ladle.

Sep 12, 2011

Turtle

Been a little busy lately. The second workshop at iAnimate started 2 weeks ago and Amanda and I just finished a temp animation job at Yowza. Had a bit of extra time so I worked on this guy a bit more. Had a hard time figuring out his head because of it's shape and the placement of his eyes. Still trying to sort that out though, especially from the 3/4 top view.


I've wanted to work on my designs in general a bit more. Honestly haven't done too much since 2nd or 3rd year at Sheridan and was focusing a lot on animation.