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Dean Ripper

Dean Ripper,
United States,  Detroit College For Creative Studies,  Character Sculpting,  May 09, 2016
Harmozo is the story of a lonely saxophone looks for someone to Harmonize with. It was created using Autodesk Maya, Photoshop and After Effects.
My name is Dean Ripper, I'm a CG artist and animator entering my senior year at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. I love creating characters and giving them personalities as well as playing with new looks and ideas in cg. When I graduate school I want to become a digital nomad and see the world, working at various studios to hone my skills as an artist. Ideally I'd be an animator or be involved in the ideation process for projects.
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Concept Art
  • Design
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Story Development
  • After Effects
  • Avid
  • Cinema 4D
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Photoshop
  • Zbrush
3D Total
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Film of the Year
  • 836 Page Views
  • 5 Images
  • May 12, 2015
All imagery (except the skies) was created in Maya. I rigged all the characters myself using blend shapes for articulating their expressions. All shots were rendered with a later for character animation and a layer for the backgrounds. Everything was composited in After Effects and sound was added in Premiere.

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