I was recently asked to do some VFX to turn Donald Trump bald for magician Noel Qualter’s close-up iPad magic routine – I jumped at the chance 🙂
Only have 2 minutes? Here’s a quick rundown of some of my work, in handy showreel form:
I was recently asked to bring some still images to life with a bit of a 3D effect.
OK, strictly speaking, 2.5D. Here’s an example of a still image I’ve brought to life with some subtle 3D magic. Although there are innumerable tutorials out there on how to do this kind of thing, I might post some tricks on how to make it easier to set things up, if anyone’s interested. Continue reading 3D Photo Animation
Rotoscoping, character animation and compositing for satirical comedy videos.
I was recently tasked with some rotoscoping and compositing work for a couple of satirical videos (to be released soon). Here’s a snippet of one of them. I rotoscoped Ariana Grande out of her Focus music video, replacing her with an animated Donald Trump character:
Some of you may have started playing around with Adobe’s new creation, Character Animator. If not, I’d suggest you check it out – it makes character animation a breeze.
However, if you’ve tried creating your own characters, you have may run into problems getting them to animate how you’d expect. Here are the most common problems and how to fix them: Continue reading Character Animator tips
Just looking through some old work and found a banner I had created years ago. I know, I know, a banner – but, as banners go, it’s rather awesome 🙂
I created this for the BBC, to advertise a game related to one of their TV shows. It employs some pretty clever maths to animate some creepy vines which actually reach out to ‘grab’ your mouse cursor – have a play! (requires Flash)
If you’re on mobile, or don’t have Flash enabled on your browser, you can see the banner in action below: