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Carmel Horowitz

Israel,  Zichron Ya'akov Israel Animation College,  "3D Animation",  July 01, 2015
Everyone is so talented and experienced around here! Thank you for the possibility to contribute my work to here too. I'll be catching up with everyone soon enough!

So my name is Carmel, I'm 24 years old from Israel, and I've been studying Computer Graphics for a year and a half now, in the Israel Animation College (IAC).
I want to learn as much as I can about the 3D world while I'm finding my way around. Lately the word 'Animation' pops everywhere I look, and so I'm starting to embrace it with open hands..
My dream is to one day be a small part in a big production. (from the Holy-Land to the Holly-Wood)
Thank you for your time!
  • Editing
  • Generalist (all)
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
Adobe
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Student of the Year
  • 745 Page Views
  • 6 Images
  • May 12, 2015
00:00-00:17 Crystal Creature (design by an unknown artist, found on Pinterest.com), modeled in Maya with Displacement from ZBrush. Rigged using TheSetupMachine and animated by me based on a Gorilla walk. Rendered with Mental Ray and composed in AfterEffects. First choice character class project.

00:17-00:27 Kite Dragon (design by Stryd Kithara), modeled in Maya with Displacement from ZBRush, textures based on the original with slight color variations, rigged by myself, animated by me based on a lion & komodo dragon walk, and a parrot & bat flight. Rendered with VRay for Maya and composed in AfterEffects. Class project (same dragon).

00:27-00:36 Hercules (design by Walt Disney Animation Studios), modeled in Maya, nCloth by me and one day I will make an awesome animation with him. Rendered with VRay. Second choice character class project.

00:36-00:42 Airbus A380 Airplane modeled in Maya, rendered with Mental Ray. Modeled&textured at age 16 while playing around with Maya 7.0

00:42-00:43 First semester project in Lightwave, Composed with AfterEffects.

00:44-01:15 Third, second and first acting exercises. Hope there's an improvement!

01:15-01:20 First animation exercise using constraints. Rendered with Mental Ray

01:20-01:27 First pushing exercise with a twist.

01:27-01:35 Part of a happy new year short that I made for practitioners of Taekwon-Do ITF (20K views, 2K likes & 670 shares, woot!)

01:35-01:38 Credits by me. Credited artists.. by themselves.

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