2017 Showreels!!!!

Finally finished putting together my 2017 3D Animation & VFX reels 🙂

General Reel – My best work so far:

Breakdown Reel: “behind the scenes” of some of my projects in 2017.

3D Model + Render Passes and Composite

My first 3D model made in MODO, playing around with the curve extrude tool and learning the basics 🙂

Shading, lighting and rendering in Maya with V-Ray.

Render passes composited in NUKE.

Final Composite:


Lighting Pass:


Reflection Pass:


Specular Highlight Pass:


Beauty Pass: (Used for reference while compositing)


Photography + 3D Lighting and Rendering Practice!!

Some photos from in and around the Auckland Sky Tower, check them out on Flickr!!

2017 August Sky Tower

Lighting, shading and V-Ray Physical Camera practice in Maya:

Lighting Practice 01

Lighting Practice 02

Render optimization testing:

V-Ray default settings:


Turn down max subdivs to 8:


Final optimized render, optimized light subdivs.


I will soon be posting a compositing breakdown of my first MODO 3D model 🙂