New Year, New Career, New Website

Happy New Year, Everybody! I hope that 2020 brings you all many blessings and much joy, coz – let’s face it – it would be wrong to start a new year holding on to any negativity caused by the year just gone. The start of 2020 heralds in a large change for me. At theContinue reading “New Year, New Career, New Website”

Merry Christmas! – 1 week animation challenge

So last week I had a bit of time to devote to a quick little personal project. I wanted to put something together to celebrate Christmas, but knowing that I had a relatively short amount of time to get it done, I didn’t want to get too bogged down in creating a new character. SoContinue reading “Merry Christmas! – 1 week animation challenge”

Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt3 – The Bats of Animation

… And a Page full of Gifs! Tonight I have the pleasure of revealing the final animation, for which all of this work has been building up. Three ways to watch The first way to watch is to watch as intended. Click the YouTube video below on your smartphone (or other device) and get theContinue reading “Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt3 – The Bats of Animation”

Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt2 Character(s)!

Good Morning all! So in my last post I talked about setting the mood and the atmosphere for my Animorsels piece, This included a lot of modelling, lighting and rendering, as well as a jaunt down particle lane. I cam up with something I was really pleased with, but this scene, as a single package,Continue reading “Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt2 Character(s)!”

Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt1 – Ambiance and Setting

Hey guys! So recently I have put the finishing touches to a short animation I have been working on over the past month or so. Or at least, that is, the first 20 seconds of it. You see, the piece is entered as part of an Animorsels challenge, and they only want to see 20Continue reading “Spooky Animorsels Animation! Pt1 – Ambiance and Setting”

Animorsels, NaNoWriMo and some Drawings

Hey guys! So it has been a little while since I have added anything to this blog… well, let’s just say it’s not because I have been lazy. NaNoWriMo After a while focusing on spending each morning animating, I then turned my attention to a bit of writing; spending my early mornings doing some writingContinue reading “Animorsels, NaNoWriMo and some Drawings”

Early Morning Cartooning and Other Animation Tests

Hey guys! How’s it going? So as I think I had mentioned before, I am trying to do a bit more animation in my personal time. Now, I am sure I am not the only person who finds it difficult to spend an hour or so practising your art after a full day of work.Continue reading “Early Morning Cartooning and Other Animation Tests”

Quill VR Tests

A Photo from a Friend So the other day, a good friend who worked with me at Sumo sent me a photo of my old desk, empty and deserted, screens blank, wacom un-loved. It was a kind gesture, one that said ‘we miss you, dude’, a sentiment that I share. And so I sent himContinue reading “Quill VR Tests”

ANIMATION SKETCHES 09/18

Hey Guys! So I still have a load of free time at work, and as such I have been able to continue expanding my own skills as an animator. After learning a lot from the League of Legends exercise I completed a few weeks ago, I decided to do a couple of shorter animations toContinue reading “ANIMATION SKETCHES 09/18”