Silicon Valley Motion Studies

Posted on Aug 15, 2017

Here are three motion studies for a video I’m building for a Silicon Valley legal aid group. The client, a non-profit, requested a colorful palette and ‘cartoony characters’ to counteract the serious nature of the subject matter. The project began in Adobe Illustrator where I created style frames. (The look of the video, that colorful […]

No Time for Animation

Posted on Jul 12, 2017

My client, head of recruiting for a management consulting firm, needed a recruiting video, but had a fairly tight budget, and an even tighter deadline. With less than two weeks to go from style frames to final, we decided most of the movement for the piece would be created with animated type and text balloons (a). […]

Fixated on Rockets

Posted on Jun 8, 2017

Seven or eight years ago Seattle Central Community College offered a class in Autodesk 3ds Max. A self-taught animator, I thought it a good idea to have a basic knowledge of 3d and signed up for the class. Here are some models I built in class, embellished in Adobe Photoshop. Perhaps I was fixated on rockets, or […]