Well, things have been a little bit crazy in the world and I realized I haven’t posted in awhile.
I have some fabulous artwork to share from my students from our recently finished Winter 2020 CGMA Matte Painting class.
Next semester will have my NEW UPDATED MATTE PAINTING CLASS for those interested!!
Here’s a time lapse of a pose I did showing some workflow with Daz Studio, Marvelous Designer, Maya and a little of Photoshop. Continue reading “Time lapse of a Pose”
I hadn’t been sketching in forever. So I asked a few of my friends to go to the Natural History Museum LA County this weekend. Continue reading “LA Natural History Museum Sketches”
I’ve heard of Mixamo for character cycle animations but had not heard of Adobe Fuse. In it you can create your own characters and import cycle animations from Mixamo. Continue reading “Adobe Fuse and Mixamo”
We’ve all had it happen. You download a 3d asset or get a file from a friend, and all the texture links are broken. Using the “File Path Editor” can fix all of the textures links at once.
Well, the “teens” are now over…long live 2020!
Hope everyone had an amazing 2019. Now, we forge on with New Year’s Resolutions for 2020. Here’s to everyone’s New Year Resolutions!!
One thing I’d like highlight as we close out 2019 is some of my students work from my Fall Semester at CGMA
In Photoshop, what if you want to save files from your Photoshop .psd? You can use the Script – “Export Layers to Files”. It’s really easy to use and I had no idea it existed until I looked up how to batch export from my photoshop files.
Frozen II has been released to the world, and it’s been amazing to see everyone’s response to it. So many people have been reaching out on how thrilled they are with sequel. It was such a wonderful experience on this film Continue reading “Frozen II, CTN, and Trainee program”
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned Blender before. It is an open source 3d software package. It offers a fully complete 3d pipeline tool–modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline. Continue reading “Blender 2.8”
Well CTN is right around the corner starting up 11/21 and running til 11/24.
I am honored to be part of two lectures for Walt Disney Animation Studios this year.
The first is “The Art of CG Textures, Materials, and Matte Painting” as part of Disney Animation Career Camp. It will be on Friday, Nov 22nd at 6:30 til 8pm in the Career Theater. The panel consists Jack Fulmer, Head of Environments; Benny Huang, Look Supervisor; Michelle Robinson, Character Look Supervisor; and myself, Set Extension Supervisor.
We will be taking you through how we create believable worlds and amazing characters.
The second lecture is “The Art of Matte Painting and Set Extension”. It will be on Saturday, November 23rd at 10am til 11am in Theater 2. Joining me is Suki Lee, Head of Environments, Shorts.
Together we will delve into the world of matte painting at Disney Animation.
Part of this outreach is connected to my last post where we are currently accepting resumes for our Disney Trainee program for Set Extension. Please apply here.
Hope to see you all at CTN!!