The Walker

Music video for Kat Holiday / Akashic Record Productions.

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3D backgrounds for Cel Projects

3D_set

3D set showing some of the broken or knocked down props from a fight.

3D intro

Transition into cabin, going from 2D to 3D environment

3D kitchen

Cabin Kitchen area, the other side of doorway, into 3D set.

3D_cel

Compositing cel with 3D animation.

3d 2d efx

3D set with 2D (cel) EFX and character.

3d_city_set

3D build for opening camera move.

3d_drawn_efx

3D set composited with hand drawn EFX.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music Video Layouts

WalkerLayout1

Pencil rough used for designing opening pan – establishing geographical setting.

WalkerDriveway

Side view of above cabin.

Part of closing pan - the church and cemetery are revealed when the camera pans high enough to see behind the graves in the first layout at the top.

Part of closing pan – the church and cemetery are revealed when the camera pans high enough to see behind the graves in the first layout at the top.

Concept boards for beginning of 'Time Sequence' in the animated short film "Periplanet'.

Concept boards for beginning of ‘Time Sequence’ in the animated short film “Periplanet’.

 

 

 

Pencil Boards

DaimyoBoards

Part of a VR game discussion; initial designs for a dark, intriguing space.

SaltBoards

The SaltMarsh is an animated short that is in mid production. The scene here is 16th century Florida.

StabsBoards

This scene is a rare reprieve from the constant combat between this villain and the protagonist – a music video for xKore on the Inspected music label.

RainingBoards

Boards for a Humane Society spot, through Fivestone Studios.

Minute of Mayhem Reel

Most of the more recent projects involved one disaster after another; a sign of our times [?]  The theme for my next reel seemed obvious.  It was fun material to work on, I have to admit.  See if you can spot where the 3D and hand-drawn pieces meet.  I had to turn off comments because of all the spambots, but my email is at the bottom of the home page.

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Gods of Sound

SingingSkull

Traditional frame by frame style animation.

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The Pit

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Stabs by xKore

This is Stabs, the xKore animated video flying under the Inspected music label.  A perturbing enforcer, a brute villain and cold urban canyons are the key elements.

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xKore Background Art

Concept_Art

The clients wanted a brooding Gotham-like cityscape.

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Modestep, Show Me a Sign

A mostly After Effects animated music video for Modestep, I am credited as Animation Lead Colourist.  I painted all of Alex Young’s line art.  That is all the character animation except for the concert scenes.  It was great working with Richard Payne, who is currently directing at NTSH London.  See more of the art after the break.

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