Sketches from Vacation

This summer I was fortunate enough to go on vacation to Croatia. I got some sketching in, but there was not a lot of time to just sit for hours enjoying the scenery.  To solve this I took photos of different landscapes I fell in love with and plan on sketching them out later. Until... Continue Reading →

Symbiosis Scoreboard

I am taking an independent study this semester with one of my professors to practice digital painting using Adobe Photoshop.  In biology class I have always liked learning about symbiosis, which is the close relationship between two different species. There are three types of symbiosis; mutualism (both species benefit), commensalism (one species benefits and the... Continue Reading →

Part 1 Almost Complete

It is almost that time of year when every student is stressed out because of finals. I am trying to complete my animation and I feel like it has consumed my life. I really enjoy animating, but it has not left much time for my other classes. I am almost complete with the first part... Continue Reading →

Animation progress

Animation class was on hold for a little while as I got busier in my other classes. Now however, I am working more with my vesicle transport animation. This past weekend I was in the lab remodeling all my scene elements.  I also finished texturing the models that are present within the cell.  

Animatic of COPII Vesicle Transport

Animation is another course I am taking this semester. For this course we are working on an animation throughout the whole semester. The storyboards were completed and now we are moving into the meat of the project with our animatics. An animatic is a way for animators to get the basic camera and object movements... Continue Reading →

My Surgical Adventures

One course I am taking is called Surgical Illustration, which is amazing and a once in a lifetime opportunity!  For this course I am able to attend surgeries and draw the various steps the doctors are taking to complete the surgical procedure. When you first go to the operating room it is extremely intimidating, but... Continue Reading →

3DS Max eye

This is the progress thus far for a summer class assignment I am in the middle of completing. I only have the iris done so far. The next step is to take my 3D eye model into Mudbox and paint the sclera. The reflection on the eye is of the checkered pattern plane its resting... Continue Reading →

3D Exercises

At the end of the semester in Computer Visualization we were required to improve the exercises we turned in at the beginning of the semester.  When embellishing my exercises I realized how important texturing, lighting, and camera angles are in a composition. These three components ended up being my favorite parts of a composition to... Continue Reading →

Almost done!

I am currently working on my last final project for the semester. It is a cellular landscape created using 3ds max for my computer visualization class. The subject I chose is erythropoeisis. I am having the most trouble with the bone matrix, but i finally got my cells  textured. They are ready to be cloned... Continue Reading →

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