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Giving A Presentation on 3D at The Exploratorium June 26th!

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From Cube to Character
I’m giving a presentation on June 26th at the Exploratorium! My presentation will be geared toward kids (of course) to explain what ‘geometry’ is. I’m going to explain how a poly cube becomes a character (Bishop from AnimationMentor), and then show how it is rigged (without going down the rabbit hole on that topic).

Then show briefly some reference video, several animation passes, then the final rendered version. Explaining how triangles are everything in 3D!
The goal is to get all the kids and adults excited about math and geometry.If I can create a link to their favorite 3D cartoon character(s) they can see how math and geometry are an important part of art and entertainment today. Goal accomplished.

Special thanks to Bobby Beck
at AnimationMentor for letting me use Bishop as an example for all the kiddies!

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New Animation Reel

Here’s my new character animation reel: HERE. Even though I am job-hunting for a rigging position, I think it helps to be able to show you know animation and are good at it.
new animation reel

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