VISUAL 

EFFECTS

 

3D Camera tracked in Nuke, tracking data was exported to Maya, placed 3D Model, file is exported to Davinci for color correction and finally to Nuke for final compositing. Completed in March 2021.

Abandoned Car

Lucifer (Short Film)

A short VFX shot from a movie I worked on with a team of 4 people in 2018. I was responsible for tracking and green screen removal. Used PfTrack to track, Maya to integrate animated 3D model + wall destruction animation and composited in After Effects.

Shot and worked on a short clip of a rotating shot of a table with tracking markers. Used PFTrack, C4D and AE to track, integrate the ball and animation and final composition. Completed in 2016.

Blue Orb

Sentinel Force (Short Film)

A short clip from a short film I conceptualized, wrote the script for and animated, based on the idea of Dark Matter and Dark Energy that exists in the Universe. Completed in 2019.  This particular shot involves using Maya's inbuilt particle simulation to generate and track smoke as well as using the particular plugin from RedGiant in After Effects to track and composite the second shot.

A short film that I worked on with a friend, I was solely responsible for this shot (modeling, animation, etc). This particular shot involves the use of Maya's particle system, as well as use of Arnold's textures with emission attributes to generate light emitting diodes in the atmosphere. Completed in second half of 2019.

6:15 (Short Film)

Red SpaceShip

A small VFX shot, the original footage has been sourced from stock footage. I was solely responsible for this complete shot.

Solved the 3D camera, planned out the environment, exported the tracking data and composited an animated spaceship. Completed in 2017

ANIMATION

 

Declaration of Love

Referenced How I met your mother, one of my favorite sitcoms that I like to watch. I spent a total of one month refining this animation from the character body animation to the lip sync and environment setup. Completed in Feb 2021.

Combat Animation - Body Mechanics

I referenced Jackie Chan's "Enter the Dragon" for the kicks. I spent a majority of my time smoothing my spline curves after blocking, to get smooth transitions between key poses. I also experimented with squashing and stretching to create smear frames to generate more interest in the character. Please visit my Artstation post to see the animation gifs from this 10 second animation.

Pickup

Referenced myself picking up something that weighs a significant amount. Focused on body mechanics and an accurate depiction of weight on the prop. I spent around 20 days from start to finish on this particular animation. Completed in January 2021.

Referenced a video, where a person jumps from one cliff to another. Completed in January 2021.

Jump Cycle

Run Cycle

I referenced The Animator's Survival Kit (2001) and Muybrige's Human and Animal Locomotion [Books] to reference poses and timing. Blocked out the rig for 8 keys and then mirrored the animation for the other side. Completed in December 2020.

An experimental 2D film animated in Toon Boom Harmony, frame by frame. The film starts off with Jonah being chased by an orb. He is seen running away from the orb and when he realizes that there is no way to outrun it, he tries hitting it. After that fails he accidently falls into a hole, and goes back up another hole which transports him to another place. As a last attempt at running out the orb, he tries to get on higher ground and manages to climb the world tree in front of him. The orb still tracks him down, and he succumbs to touching the orb because he has realized that there is no way he can outrun it. He transforms into a yellow planet as soon as he touches the orb and becomes a part of the universe. The whole film can be summarized in a quote by Carl Sagan. "The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself" The films concept is basically a play on this quote, we are born in the universe and we die a part of the universe. A person no matter how small or big, is a part of the universe and hence it was time for Jonah to manifest himself into the yellow planet like others had did before him.

The Yellow Orb

SCULPTING

 

KAYLA

DAY OF THE DEAD CHARACTER DESIGN

A princess raised from the dead after her kingdom was conquered by a necromancer. Sculpted and Polypainted in Zbrush. Completed in January 2021.

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A lean mean war ship. Modeled in Maya and textured in Arnold. Completed in 2016.

Audi R8. Modeled in Maya, textured in Arnold. Completed in 2016.

T-64 SOVIET TANK

REIMAGINED AS A SPORTS CAR

Re-imagined how a Soviet Russian battle tank from the 1960's would look as a sports car. Modeled in Maya, textured in Arnold. Completed in 2017.

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JAMES

 THE WANNABE SAILOR

James is a a 20 year old boy with dreams of being in the Navy and has recently been awarded an apprenticeship to come aboard with captain Jack in his voyage to the lost seas!

Sculpted in ZBrush and Rendered in Keyshot. Completed in February 2021.

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RYAN

Human Anatomy Study

This was a 2 month long project. The main concept was to create a visually striking character which had a good sense of underlying anatomy and clear muscle definition. I have been brushing up on my anatomy knowledge from Burne Hogarth and Andrew Loomis's books and drew a lot of inspiration from them.

Sculpted in Zbrush, painted with polypaint and rigged in Maya. Completed in December 2020.

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FAYE

THE EXPLORER

Faye is a 20 year old explorer, who is currently tracking an endangered monkey species in the Amazon rainforest. Sculpted in Zbrush, rendered in Keyshot. Sculpted hair with fibermesh. Completed in March 2021.

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EADRICH

 THE MAYAN ALIEN

Conceptualized an alien existing in the Mayan period of civilization, originally from Mars. Sculpted in Zbrush and textured in Substance Painter. Conceptualized in 2017, realized in August 2020.

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REMNANT

SKULL STUDY

Metal corroded skull, sculpted in Zbrush and textured in Substance Painter. Completed in December 2020.

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HARD SURFACE

DIVINE LIGHT

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AUDI R8

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SCULPTING

2D PORTFOLIO

 

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