Video 1 Mar

1st animatic for an animation about antibodies!  for my animation II class…

Video 1 Mar 1 note

One does not simple walk into Mordor…

Created using simple geometry, a matte painting, and a technique called camera mapping in 3d studio max.

You can see the matte painting here:

http://retwedt.tumblr.com/post/78229516948

Photo 1 Mar figureDrawing40 on Flickr.

figureDrawing40 on Flickr.

Photo 1 Mar Figure Drawing 39 on Flickr.

Figure Drawing 39 on Flickr.

Photo 1 Mar Mordor Matte Painting, 3d Geometry from 3ds Max, used for a camera mapping assignment in my animation II class.

Mordor Matte Painting, 3d Geometry from 3ds Max, used for a camera mapping assignment in my animation II class.

Photo 1 Mar Figure Drawing 37 on Flickr.

Figure Drawing 37 on Flickr.

Photo 1 Mar Figure Drawing 38 on Flickr.

Figure Drawing 38 on Flickr.

Video 7 Jan 1 note

Welcome to Behind the Scenes of my Chemical Synapses animation!

Here I present some animation and fx tests that I rendered out during the semester.  Some of these techniques made it in to the final animation, and others continued to evolve throughout the course of the semester.

Video 17 Dec 1 note

Chemical Synapse Animation Final, 3ds Max and Adobe After Effects

This is the final version of my animation, entitled Chemical Synapses.  Enjoy!

This animation was created using 3DS Max, ZBrush, CrazyBump, Adobe After Effects, Trapcode Particular, and the AE plug-in Camera Tracker, by the Foundry.

Smoke brushes by frozenstocks, and soundtrack by Kevin MacLeod.  Special thanks to Rima Gala for helping me out with the narration.

Video 17 Dec

Logo Reveal, Adobe After Effects

Created using Adobe After Effects and this tutorial: http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/motion-graphics/quick-tip-how-to-reveal-high-detail-logos-in-seconds/

Video 17 Dec

Glowing DNA, Adobe After Effects

Glowing DNA strand created using this tutorial: http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/motion-graphics/create-a-3d-dna-strain/

Video 17 Dec

Earth Zoom, Adobe After Effects

Here are a few odds and ends from the last few months, things made outside of school…

This video was created in Adobe After Effects, using assets and instruction from these tutorials: http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/earth_zoom/, http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/the_blue_planet/

Satellite Images courtesy of Google Earth

Video 17 Dec

Chemical Synapse Animation v1, 3ds Max and Adobe After Effects

This is the first draft of my neurotransmitter animation.  Camera moves are getting close to finalized, and there is some early materials and lighting.  The animation is still lacking effects/post.

Video 17 Dec

Chemical Synapse Animatic v2, 3ds Max and Adobe After Effects

The second draft of the animatic for my neurotransmitter animation.

Photo 16 Dec 2 notes Glass HIV, 3DS Max
This image is the HIV molecule, created using the AutoCell plug-in and 3DS Max.

Glass HIV, 3DS Max

This image is the HIV molecule, created using the AutoCell plug-in and 3DS Max.


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