Category Archive: USC THESIS

Lights, Camera, Action: The Merging Languages of Animated and Live Action Cinema within an Active Database

Lights, Camera, Action: The Merging Languages of Animated and Live Action Cinema within an Active Database

Try out this for a media journey -- here is a list of films and techniques I cite within my thesis paper ... can you ...

 

peekaboo status update!

peekaboo status update!

check out this prezi of my thesis presentation....obviously there are words that go with the visuals, but please enjoy! .prezi-player { width: 550px; } .prezi-player-links { ...

 

reference imagery from florida

reference imagery from florida

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character redesign

character redesign

 

2D assets

2D assets

 

water references

water references

Studying various depictions of water in animations for the final sequence of my current project, Peekaboo. Richard Williams' Commercial reels -- variety of handdrawn techniques ...

 

new renders….

new renders….

 

style revisions to peekaboo!

style revisions to peekaboo!

Updating the style and editing of Peekaboo's commercial segment!

 

2D integration

2D integration

integrations with 2D elements in style frames!

 

more frames for Peekaboo

more frames for Peekaboo

Updated renders!

 

returning

returning

while there have been no updates on cecimonster websites, lots of new work has been made! Progress has been steady to developing the look of Peekaboo, ...

 

domesticating the human

domesticating the human

check out the audio above to explore human domestication via foxes.

 

visual development

visual development

UVmapping textures in Maya to translate visual style into 3D space. (village layout from 'Arrival' sequence): Original sketches:

 

Hydrurga leptonyx

Hydrurga leptonyx

Leopard seals--observing their form and motion for possible segment in thesis. Here are some reference images I'm using to inspire how my seals will move, ...

 

technical inspirations

technical inspirations

Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage, Bastien Dubois Integrating drawn techniques into 3D space--creating the observer's eye. The Third & The Seventh from Alex Roman on Vimeo. Compositing Breakdown (T&S) ...