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Maya Egg Cups

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Pendulum Animations

This first video shows an unnatural movement of a pendulum and the incorrect way of animating the movement.





These other two videos show the correct movement of a pendulum.

Rolling Ball

Life Drawing - Session 2

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First Maya Lesson

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First Animation

Invisible Cities Thumbnails

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Concept Artist - Who's Who: Ross Stewart

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Concept Artist: Ross Stewart
Ross Stewart is an Irish concept artist who works in painting, illustration and animation. He has worked on many Oscar nominated feature films and often his work centers around capturing the atmosphere of the setting and the mood which allows people to visualize moving characters engaging and living out stories and lives within his work. He is often inspired by the Irish landscapes and he uses the atmospheres, light and moods of the land within his work. One of my favorite films is the Song of the Sea, made by Cartoon Saloon, which he works on alongside director Tomm Moore to create concept art for the settings and the characters. On his website Ross Steward states that he would "like to think of the finished piece conveying that energy – the energy of exploration, of the creative process, of hiding and revealing precious elements and layers, of working to achieve that ultimate balance or tension.” which relates into his passion of producing work that i…

Life Drawing - Session 1

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Photoshop brush experiment- coloured

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - Film Review

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - Film Review The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is classed as a silent horror film, made in Germany in 1920. It was directed by Robert Wiene and written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer. Friedrich Feher plays Francis, Werner Krauss plays Dr. Caligari and Conrad Veidt plays Cesare, the somnambulist.
There is a large discussion centered around who the story is told by and which version of events was true as throughout the majority of the film Dr. Caligari is portrayed as villainous, however at the end of the film it is shown that Dr. Caligari was a director at an asylum and that the murders that Dr. Caligari committed where made up by Francis, who is a patient at the asylum.
One point that supports the theory that Dr. Caligari is the director at the asylum is that there is an increased amount of natural scenery in the scenes which show him as the director. The scenes which relate to Dr. Caligari as the one controlling Cesare to commit murder, are the ones with settings…

Photoshop Brush Experiment

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