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”

LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 3

Evening All! If you haven’t checked out Part One or Two of this write up, go ahead! They talk about the initial animation process and how I got the my works from Maya into Unreal Engine. This part is all about polishing up the animation to create the final piece below. The Internet So IContinue reading “LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 3”

LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 2

Afternoon All! If you haven’t checked out Part One of this write up, go ahead! It will tell you a couple of things about the animation process and how I created the motion. This post is going to be all about the Unreal Engine, and the joys of making this piece look cool! This allContinue reading “LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 2”

LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 1

Morning All! So recently I have finished a short personal project; an animation based on one of Riot Game’s League of Legends Cinematics. A New Dawn was released in 2014, when I was still a young and impressionable CG generalist exploring a career as an animator. Needless to say, the animation blew my mind, and theseContinue reading “LOL Cinematic Animation Exercise Part 1”

Animation Sketches 08/18

Hey guys, So over the last couple of weeks I have been playing around with a couple of animation ideas and tests. Some i have brought to completion, some are just rough block-throughs that just got cast aside and forgotten about. Anyway, I thought I would upload a short compilation of these animations. I hopeContinue reading “Animation Sketches 08/18”