The 3D Cover Letter


I recently decided to put some extra time and effort into the hiring process. I had the idea to make a 3D animated cover letter when applying to be a 3D artist. Most of the positions are calling for environment artists, so I’m drawing up some concept art. This week, I hope to make some serious progress on the project as a whole and I’ll see if it goes anywhere special.

Hit the jump for some details.

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Senior Studio Project


This post is here to detail and track my progress with my Senior Studio project which serves as a thesis for my senior year. My project is to create a steam driven orrery, which I will spend my second semester animating, and rendering in the form of a short film.

Hit the jump to see more information about my project.

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A Quick Animation

Smoker Render

Just to detail my ability to model and animate, I’m posting this quick video I made in my junior year of a 20 second 3D animation. My main tool is Autodesk Maya, but I usually add any post-production in AfterEffects.┬áThis animation was for my Animation III class, and I used a video of my roommate smoking a cigarette as my reference for animating.

Hit the jump for a few character renders, the final animation, and the reference video.

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