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Jacob Moilanen

Sweden,  Eksjö Campus i12,  Digital Visualization,  May 27, 2016
I'm a first year student focusing on 3D. I like all aspects of 3D, anything that helps visualizing my own or other people's ideas. I've always been more drawn to hard surface modeling due to a certain sci-fi interest
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Concept Art
  • Editing
  • Generalist (all)
  • Modeling
  • Story Development
  • 3D Equalizer
  • 3ds Max
  • After Effects
  • Boujou
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
Adobe
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Student of the Year
  • 737 Page Views
  • 12 Images
  • May 13, 2015
0:00 - Super fast preview of the prettiest clips to come. I was told "put your best shot first", so I put a bunch of them there really fast. Crazy idea.
0:05 - Intro, made in After Effects CC
0:13 - School group project. All aspects 3D with the portal. Maya, Mari.
0:34 - School group project. Maya, Nuke. Created some small ships to be emitted as particles to create atmospheric ships in the background of the city. Still WIP, current shot does not have the actual moving ships.
0:48 - School assignment. Maya, Photoshop, Nuke. Create a watch based off references. I had a pocketwatch laying around, why not use it.
1:03 - School assignment. Maya, Nuke. Use some kind of dynamics. I wanted to create some icy contrails from a plane in an icy environment!
1:12 - School assignment, sort of. Maya, Photoshop, Nuke. Made this musicbox between assignments, based on the assignment to create an instrument.
1:18 - School assignment (mixed). Maya, Photoshop, Nuke. Created a Xylophone. Thought it was a rather boring object so I added a character I made for a friend in my freetime, the Barrotman. A Carrot disguised as Batman.
1:23 - Concept for a dungeon adventuring robot idea that I have. Maya.
1:31 - School assignment. Zbrush, Maya. Create an insect, rig and animate it.
1:38 - School group project. Maya, Photoshop, Nuke. After Effects. I did everything 3D on the ATAT (big four legged thing) and dynamics on the box. I also added some minor post effects such as lazers in After Effects. I was the link between 3D and comp, making sure everyone did what was needed.
1:55 - Outro made in After Effects. Particles and 2D layers glowing nicely.

So to summarize, except for the group projects I did all aspects on the other shots. All 3D was made with Maya, rendered in V-Ray and comped in Nuke. Most textures made with Photoshop, the portal was made with Mari.

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