Slot Animation Reel breakdown:

Despicable Wolf 2 (Slotomania)

Released September 2016.
Original art by Ryan Bowlin
  1. Owl: Puppet creation and extreme poses painted in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  2. Granny Wolf bonus: Puppet creation, frame-by-frame banner and tongue animation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  3. Granny Wolf trigger: Painted lighting shift on all puppet pieces in addition to hidden/changing puppet parts, frame-by-frame tongue animation.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  4. Regular Wolf trigger: Same as above.
  5. Red Riding Hood: Created textures, blend shapes, and animated in Maya.
    Modeled and rigged bird and accessories in Maya.
    Background/FX created in After Effects.
  6. Axe: All work done in After Effects.
  7. Pie: Painted hidden parts in Photoshop;
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.

2 Dragons (Slotomania)

Released July 2016
Original art by Nick Deligaris
  1. Jeweled egg: Painted, textured, rigged, animated in Maya;
    FX done in After Effects.
  2. Wild egg: Same as 1; Also painted wings frame-by-frame in Photoshop.
  3. Fire woman: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Some hair animated in Maya, everything else rigged and animated in After Effects.
  4. Ice woman: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  5. Fire horse: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  6. Ice horse: same as above.
  7. Fire bird: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  8. Ice bird: Same as above.
  9. Fire sword: All work done in After Effects.
  10. Ice sword: Same as above.

Magnificent Genie (House of Fun)

Released September 2016
Original art by Javier Guzman
  1. Princess: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.
  2. Carpet: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Animated in After Effects.
  3. Swords: Modeled, textured, and animated in Maya.
    FX done in After Effects.
  4. Lamp: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Animated in After Effects.

Aztec Princess (Slotomania)

Released June 2016
Original art by Inna Anfilofieva
  1. Jaguar: Puppet creation in Photoshop;
    Animated in After Effects.
  2. Frog: Puppet creation in Photoshop;
    Animated in After Effects.
  3. Macaw: Modeled, textured, rigged, and animated in Maya;
    FX done in After Effects.
  4. Ace: Puppet creation in Photoshop;
    Animated in After Effects.
  5. King: Same as above.
  6. Queen: Same as above.
  7. Jack: Same as above.

Sinful Wins (Slotomania)

Released October 2016
Original art by Nick Deligaris.
  1. Devil: Puppet creation in Photoshop. Hand textured and animated in Maya, everything else rigged and animated in After Effects.
  2. Coin: Painted, textured, rigged, animated in Maya;
    FX done in After Effects.
  3. Skull: Puppet creation in Photoshop.
    Rigged and animated in After Effects.

Music © Frank Sinatra 1965

Animation Reel 2015 breakdown:

  1. Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday, Mr. President”
    Software: Photoshop, After Effects
    Responsible for all work shown
    Creation process
  2. Driving anxiety
    Software: Photoshop
    Responsible for all work shown
  3. High heel character walk
    Software: Flash, Photoshop
    Responsible for all work shown
  4. From Missing U (senior thesis at Ringling College of Art and Design)
    Software: Maya, Photoshop, 3D Coat, Nuke
    Rendered with Pixar’s Renderman
    Responsible for all work shown
  5. Stretching for book
    Software: Flash, Photoshop
    Responsible for all work shown
  6. Cockapoo walk cycle
    Software: Photoshop, After Effects
    Responsible for all work shown
  7. An Affair to Forget (11 Second Club Entry)
    Software: Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop
    Rendered with Mental Ray
    Responsible for all work shown, except I modified the Bonnie Rig © Josh Sobel and Malcolm character courtesy of AnimSchool.com. Smoke stock courtesy samandniko and Chandra Foxglove.
      1. Puddle jumper
        Software: Photoshop
        Responsible for all work shown
      2. Curious baby
        Software: Flash, After Effects
        Responsible for all work shown
      3. Sneezing Totoro
        Software: Flash, Photoshop
        Responsible for all work shown
      4. I Don’t // Wedding (11 Second Club Entry)
        Software: Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, Mental Ray
        Mental Ray and Maya Viewport 2.0 renders
        Responsible for all work shown, except bride and groom are Malcolm rig (courtesy of AnimSchool.com) that I modified.
      5. Boy on pogo stick
        Software: Photoshop, After Effects
        Responsible for all work shown
      6. Cat exaggerated head turn
        Software: Photoshop, After Effects
        Responsible for all work shown
      7. Walk cycle (pink shorts)
        Software: Photoshop
        Responsible for all work shown
      8. From Goodwill Industries Online Learning Ad
        Software: Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush, X Normal
        Rendered with Mental Ray
        Responsible for all work shown

Music © PJ Harvey 2011