Here is my new animation reel highlighting the work I did at InLight Entertainment. We did a number of projects for Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon and many others over the eleven years I worked there.
Last year I worked on Pixar’s Brave for the Leapfrog Explorer. It was a big project and my main task for this was painting backgrounds. One challenge for work like this is the way the ground plane is tilted up at such a strong angle. The reason this is done is that many objects needContinue reading “Art from Brave”
I did quite a few storyboard drawings for Cars 2 on the Explorer. There was a ton of work to do, so keeping the sketches loose and quick was the way to go. That’s Finn McMissile in the foreground (above). He was voiced by Michael Caine -one of my favorite actors. My father said heContinue reading “Storyboard sketches from Cars 2”
I built and textured three of the characters for the CARS 2 Explorer title; Lightning McQueen, Pacer and Sheriff. Of the three characters I found Sheriff (bottom image) the most difficult to do. It wasn’t that he was more complicated than the others, it was that I had less reference to go by. I woundContinue reading “Cars 2 – Models”
This was one of my favorite scenes to do. When the staff at Leapfrog saw it they thought it came from Pixar, so that was a nice compliment. Here is the rough as rendered in Maya: And here is the final version after painting:
Hi, This is my first ever blog post so I thought I’d put up a few images I did for work last year. I work for Inlight Entertainment in Victoria, BC, Canada as an artist. We produced a Cars 2 title for the Leapfrog Explorer. One of the things I liked about doing this projectContinue reading “Art from Cars 2”