Reel Spring 2012

  • Reel Spring 2012
  • I am a first year student in the MFA in Computer Art program at School of Visual Arts in New York City. My study focus is 3D animation, specially on lighting, shades, compositing and modeling.

    Please feel free to watch it on HD!
  • Reel Breakdown

    1.) Flight of MaCherie: Image inspired on Art Deco design. Exercise to explore night lighting conditions between cold moon light and warm artificial light. Shaded with mia_material_x_passes for Mental Ray. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    2.) Hallway: Image inspired on Blade Runner lighting concept. Light study about shadows and depth into a image as narrative element. Shaded with regular Maya materials. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    3.) Fridges: Video produced for Animation Culture Class at SVA. Assignment: to create an animated music video. Shaded with regular Maya materials. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    4.) Season Board: Video produced for Animation Culture Class at SVA. Assignment: to create an animated commercial. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    5.) Robot: Technical Direction Assignment. Create a robot that has a UI for animation. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    6.) Bridge: Technical Direction Assignment. Create a bridge with spring systems and particles for dynamic simulation of movement. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    7.) Shaker: exercise to explore materials interacting with GI, and FG. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    8.) Bottles: Exploring dielectric material interacting with shadows and lights inside Mental Ray. Modeling, Shading and Lighting in Autodesk Maya 2012, Rendering in Mental Ray, Composite in After Effects CS5.

    Photography

    All images produced for particular clients in Bogota Colombia such as Fashion Magazines, Ad Agencies and Furniture Designers. Pictures taken with Canon EOS Rebel, Canon EOS Rebel t2i and Pentax K10D. Retouched in Photoshop CS 5.1