Monday, August 31, 2015

CGMA - Environment Design - Weeks 4 & 5

Here's some of the work I've done for my class over the past 2 weeks.  We've started working towards our final project.  Week 4 we did some exploratory composition ideas. Week 5 I explored of one those ideas a bit more and did some color studies.  This week I'll be doing more development work and exploring more of the environment.

Monday, August 17, 2015

CGMA - Environment Design - Week 3

This week we had to come up with 3 compositions and do more visual development work.  I could have spent a week on each individual one, but with only one week and D23 on the weekend, this is as much as I could finish.  I would like to take these concepts further.  The last idea was rushed.  I would like to explore that concept more and flesh it out better.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CGMA - Environment Design - Week 2

This week our assignment was to do our own compositions, but lengthen the time spent on them to 2-2.5 hours per composition.  I decided to mess around with some location ideas in a personal project of mine.  The goal was to experiment with different lighting situations in value.  I have not painted that much in value before so it's been interesting.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CGMA - Environment Design - Week 1

I decided to take another CGMA course for the summer.  I'm taking Environment Design with Aaron Limonick.  This week we had to do 10 value studies from film or animation and then design 3 of our own.  The catch is that we could only spend 25 mins on each one.  It was a fun challenge.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

My New YouTube Channel!

It's been a little while since I've updated this blog.  I've been busy in and out of jobs, updating my portfolio, and finding new work.  While I've been doing all of that though, I decided to start up a youtube channel.  I'd love to turn it into a full time gig creating my own animated content, but we shall see.  At the moment I have a How To Draw series and I'm working on an animated educational video series for 1st graders where they have to solve math problems.  I think it's a fun idea and I'm eager to share it when more of it is put together.

Other exciting news happening with my YouTube channel is that I just partnered with Channel Frederator.  They make, and host, some of the best animated content on YouTube, so I am super excited about working with them, learning more about being successful on YouTube, and making more content.  Below are some of the videos I've worked on.  If you enjoy them, please subscribe as it does help me out.  Keep in mind they are geared towards a younger audience.  :)