2018 VFX & 3D Animation Showreels

Just completed  two short film productions in my 3rd and final year at Media Design School, can’t wait to share them!! In the meantime I’ve put together a couple of showreels with some of my latest projects.

 

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:

finalComposite

Lighting Pass:

renderPasses_lighting

Reflection Pass:

renderPasses_reflection

Specular Highlight Pass:

renderPasses_specular

Beauty Pass: (Used for reference while compositing)

renderPasses_beauty

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:

renderOptimizationTest_1m25s_defaultSettings

Turn down max subdivs to 8:

renderOptimizationTest_1min10s_loweredMaxSubdivs

Final optimized render, optimized light subdivs.

renderOptimizationTest_45s_optimisedLights

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

Likeness study: Ewan Mcgregor

Finally finished my little study break project!!

Sculpted in Zbrush, re-topologised in Maya, rendered with V-ray.

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Zbrush screenshots)

 

Likeness study – Ewan McGregor (WIP)

My latest sculpt so far, check it out on ArtStation!!

https://www.artstation.com/artwork/LVyB0

More 3D sculpting!!

Some more ZBrush/Maya digital sculpting practice for my 3D Modelling paper

Jack Sparrow Zbrush Sculpt

Jack Sparrow Zbrush Sculpt

Jack Sparrow Zbrush Sculpt

Jack Sparrow Zbrush Sculpt

Jack Sparrow Zbrush Sculpt

Zbrush Facial Anatomy Practice