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LEGO Star Wars!

LEGO Star Wars!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHZStMI4H50 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2–irKzIPFs Endor and the Death Star! Here are two short films I directed and animated for LEGO Star Wars. I used Autodesk Maya, the same software I teach in my courses. I had help...
Thanos Rig (WIP)

Thanos Rig (WIP)

I’ve been busy working on several projects, one of which was rigging a Thanos rig. I’ve wanted to wait until it was very polished before I shared it, but instead decided to make it available as its work-in-progress state with all premium students. You can...
[New Class] Create a Spider-verse Shader

[New Class] Create a Spider-verse Shader

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wF-Q4pZAABk This months new class is all about creating a custom shading network using Arnold nodes in Maya to re-create the look of the comic book style 3d animated movie “Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse.” You can learn...
Do You Have to Be Good At Drawing To Be A 3D Animator?

Do You Have to Be Good At Drawing To Be A 3D Animator?

https://youtu.be/SS3CVSfH-6o My opinion to the age-old question. In this week’s video, I answer a common question I get a lot from new students or people just thinking about trying to learn animation. Next week I hope to publish a tutorial on how to create the...
Working on Disney’s Aladdin

Working on Disney’s Aladdin

I’m excited to announce I am currently working on Disney’s Aladdin as an animator! (I’m also still working at Naughty Dog) Of course, that’s about all I can say about the project and keep my job. I was asked by ILM to join the project for a...