Make it cool make it short, every fucking week.
The challenge, each week we must make from scratch a short creative piece. Subscribe to our vimeo channel to never miss a Haïku. Haïkus in motion series
This was my midterm project for “TC347: 3D Computer Animation” with Professor Dan Marsh during SS09.
Essentially, everyone in the class had to bring in a different object that made an interesting sound, and we all recorded the noises that our respective objects made. All the sounds we recorded were uploaded to the class server and every student was instructed to put together a song or collection of sounds using whatever music-making or sound editing program he or she desired (I used a free program called Renoise). After creating my song, I was instructed to make an animation in Autodesk Maya 2008 that synced up with my song, using only 3D shapes with flat surface shaders that give them a 2D appearance. Both the timing of my animation and the animation of the individual objects themselves (squash, stretch, etc) were required to match up with the sound.
In a nutshell, this was my spring break '09. While others were in Cancun making potentially life-altering decisions, I was chuggin' away on my snail of a laptop making this.
2009 - Honorable Mention in Animation, MSU Digital Media Arts and Technology Showcase
2009 - Featured, IDMA IDEAS 09: Arts at the Digital Edge exhibition at Ball State University
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In this tutorial, Trapcode creator Peder Norrby will show you how to use Motion Vectors with one of the new features in Particular 2.2 to create the effect of particles emitted from direction of motion in live action footage.