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 […]

Homage to Grant Wood

Posted on May 22, 2017

I doubt if Grant Wood’s models ate gelato, but nothing communicates ‘farmstyle’ quite so succinctly as Wood’s painting, American Gothic. My homage, drawn in Adobe Illustrator. – Joe Gast