Friday, July 15, 2011

Color Concept: Baby Dragon

I wanted to put down some ideas for what the baby dragon would look like:

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Baby Dragon

After my phone project went well enough I've been wanting to start another compositing project. Instead of a simple cg integration test, I wanted to do a a character animation piece. The idea is that someone has found a baby dragon and brought him home in a shoebox and left him in their room. The baby dragon figures out how to get out of the box and causes a bit of mischief. My inspiration is the millions of cat videos on the internet of some kitten doing something adorable. My concept art for the baby dragon:

Initial storyboards:

Friday, July 8, 2011


You can use Christmas ornaments for taking HDRIs! I read about someone using one instead of a mirror ball and had wanted to give it a whirl.

And I made this animation:

Dome Master Renders

I uploaded the dome master renders from the Dragon Dome project. Visually it doesn't make a lot of sense, you have to imagine that this is being projected onto a dome. The edges are between 6 and seven feet all around and the middle is straight up.

For more info on this project, check out my earlier post.