2D and 3D animation

4 hour projects – medieval housing, trade market estate

Last D&D session we bought ourselves some proper real estate. The “land” it included is limited to the patio however. Nevertheless, I decided to visualize it  this saturday afternoon in a realy quick design session which included some true pen & paper skills, some 3dsmax, minor after effects and the some PS finalizing. The whole […]

PIAD April | “We demand fresh milk”

Project in a day – April
Shorts scene in which a UFO abducts a cow.
They render is a look & feel shot of the scene after post production
The movie is a tracking rendertest
Total amount of hours: 6
3dsmax, boujou, premiere, after effects, photoshop

Click the photo to view a highr-res version.

The short is about 3 alien lifeforms trying […]

VRAY studio setup

Working on a virtual studio template. This setup has 2 render presets using a three light setup. One preset for quick preview renders, which speeds up rendering time and one for the final rendering which could take up all night. The preview preset uses little subdivs with the irradiance map default preset on low.
I used […]

By |November 26th, 2011|3D, animation|0 Comments

Green Screen Studio Template v0.1

working on a studio template for green screen recording purposes. Current image is rendered with mental ray without any settings tinkering. When I have more time, this week, I will focus on daylight interior lightning, (mental ray) materials, render settings  and I will add video as a background. Current background image is a plane with […]

By |November 7th, 2011|3D, animation, Weblog|0 Comments

[TMP] low res render test fumefx

640 x 480 fumefx & particle system setup in 15 mins. This is a render test to check the capabilities of my work station.

fumefx settings: spacing 4,  velocity 0,03, vo time 1,0
By no means is this render trying to approach any realism.

By |October 21st, 2011|3D, animation, Weblog|0 Comments

Animated Satellite in Google Earth

From a 2009 project for the TU Delft cialis quebec.
Manualy tracking a 3D Satellite into google earth footage.

For the geeks among us: used video as background image in 3dsmax, rotoscoped the camera in sync with the satelite animation frames, rendered all frames in PNG, added the beams from a PS image, brought it together in […]

Project in a day | Januari – fictional add

Poster add for a fictional soda campaign. Language is Icelandic;
translation is ” Acid fluid – this is dirty”.
The add had to be mysteriously unappealing.
click the image for a high res 1080 x 1920 view
3dsmax | mental ray | photoshop | 6,5 hr.

By |January 7th, 2011|3D, animation|0 Comments

video clip | 3D asset – engine part_01

Basic sketch for a large engine that will be used in a video commercial. The 3D render below is a small part of the engine

By |June 19th, 2010|3D, sketches|0 Comments

3D animation | The murder at Guillaumes

Day 5. theme concept; murder mystery | title sketch & work in progress sketch

3D animation | environment sketch

3D environment sketch for the short animation “The murder at Guillaumes”.

DAY 1. brainstorm: scifi Vs. stop motion stylo | alley’s and balcony’s | creepy cosy. Building layout and camera focus.

DAY 2. updating scene from sketch notes. Adding props. Testing several light schemes.

DAY 3. UPDATE: three quick character sketches

By |June 2nd, 2010|3D, animation|0 Comments

Gateways | mobile AR game[play] preview

— Click on the image to view a HD version | virtuater | TINACG (c) 2010 —

— Click video below to watch intercepted AR test footage from gateways labs. —

Only The Pure Of Heart

By |April 15th, 2010|3D, Projects, Weblog|0 Comments

Into The Depth Of Possibilities

Märklin neue Artikel
Another project in early April. The goal was to think of an awkward Märklin add cialis generique pas cher. (Märklin is a german miniature train brand). I had to finish the final result within 8 hours (PIAD rules). This means, a lot of details was left out and no […]

By |April 9th, 2010|3D, sketches, Weblog|0 Comments

PIAD – April | The last Orchid

Click image to view a large version.
A wrap-up of March will soon be online.

By |April 5th, 2010|3D, Projects, Weblog|0 Comments

Augmented Reality Game for Iphone – Blitz

Blitz — for iphone and google android
I’m working on a concept for an AR game. It will be a mixture of scorched Vs tower defense. You can play the game through your mobile phone in any environment possible. Including: Ultimate Upgrades, Multiplayer Madness, Dazzling Defenses and a lot of fun. I will soon release the […]

Project in a day | March – Mr. Rig

Mr. Rig v1.0 – free download
This month’s PIAD is all about the principles of animation. Im thinking of an augmented reality game in which the main character can freely move in any setting you are filming with your mobile device. For example, Mr. Rig has to reach point B from his starting location and uses […]

Stop Motion Animation: Rob&Otto | day 1

Project in a day | February – RobOtto

While I’m working  on the recovery of all the posts, I also try an update the most recent projects. Yesterday, we hosted a painting workshop for soccer club PSV, Eindhoven.