Monday, September 28, 2009


This is a test that I have been working on recently in Maya. I used the Norman rig and the audio clip is from "Anchorman: The Legend of Burgundy". Any feedback is more than welcomed!


My final year at CalArts was a huge challenge for me. I had a huge decision to make with my film. I spent the major of my year trying have my cake and eat it too; I wanted to have a film with a great story and I wanted to have top notch animation. It took my four years to finally figure out that I can only do quality work when I am focused on one thing. My story suffered because I wanted to rush into animation, and my animation suffered because I wanted to have substance to my story. When April rolled around, I came to the realization that I couldn't animate the story I was trying to tell without either the animation or story suffering. I had to make the decision to either have another animatic, unanimated film, or to just animate my film characters in a simple situation. The "film" above is the animation that I was able to do in the last two weeks of film time after I abandoned my original film. It was truly a hard decision to make, but I want to be a character animator and I am going to pursue it no matter how many hardships it brings my way. Anywho, hope you enjoy it!


Wow! It's been forever since I've done anything with this blog, so I have finally gotten around to updating it a bit. I took a break the other day from working on my CG stuff, and drew for the first time in forever. Hopefully, I can post up some of the other things I drew sometime soon, but for now, I hope you dig the new look of the blog.