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"Beefuddled"

Cafe building asset provided by Scott Booth/Full Sail University,
United States,  Germantown Full Sail University,  Game Art,  March 06, 2015
Hi, my name is Stephen P. Northcross. I have an Associate Degree in Graphic Arts/Interactive Multimedia and I recently graduated (March 2015) from Full Sail University with a Bachelor of Science in Game Art. During my time at Full Sail, I was exposed to a variety of disciplines including Modeling, Rigging, Compositing, Lighting and Shading, and Animation. While I enjoyed all of these areas, my true passion was animating and bringing the characters to life. My love for movies and video games began as a child with the Sega Console and “Sonic the Hedgehog.” Since then, this passion has carried me through multiple gaming consoles and fueled my desire to become a part of the gaming and/or film industry. I am eager to learn new skills, techniques, and software that will enable me to fulfill my dream of becoming a great animator. This is my first short animation that incorporates all the skills I've acquired so far such as modeling, rigging, texturing, animating, and lighting/shading.
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Editing
  • Lighting
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Sound Design
  • Story Development
  • Texture Painting
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Mudbox
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • UV Layout
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Film of the Year
  • 778 Page Views
  • 7 Images
  • May 13, 2015
“Beefuddled” 2515 frames (1:59) Res: 720x480 (560 hours [8 weeks])
Responsible for: Animation/Character and Prop Modeling/Rigging/Lighting-Shading/Story Development/Ground Plane/Background Environment/Texturing/Sound Effects/Editing

Sound Effects from:
Toe Tap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_XyHwOJJ08
Eye Blinking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41FHXpvie-E
Sipping https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7QoxbjhVZg
Dish Clinking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MDDk6S2g-k
Heartbeat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q_a0m84Arg
Gulp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4kjyUAXdL4
Paper Folding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IgmlI_P-f8
Finger Tap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FHsWFUosUw
Male Deep Breathing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb_DM4PEpPA
Foot Steps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDsXrmWp__E
Bee Buzzing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EguC69M6y4

Music: Kevin MacLeod – “Winter Chimes,” “Call to Adventure,” and “Two Together”
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Café building asset provided by Scott Booth/Full Sail University

In this short animation, Albert goes about his morning routine and frequents his neighborhood cafe, he is taken with a female patron. After finally mustering up the courage to approach the girl, Albert presents her with a flower that "Beefuddled" the moment… But love carries on…in the most unusual way…

Programs used: Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere Pro.
Rendered: Mental Ray

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