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Stuart MacBean

UK,  Bournemouth Bournemouth University,  MA 3D Computer Animation,  November 06, 2015
I am from Scotland currently studying my masters in England. I want to become an animator but also really enjoy storyboarding, visual development and have recently started to learn how to rig(and I am actually really enjoying it). Once I graduate I want to gain as much experience as possible from as many people as possible from all over the world. I am also a keen doodler and carry my sketchbook around wherever I go(as well as my coffee flask).
  • Animation
  • Concept Art
  • Design
  • Editing
  • Look Development
  • Pre-visualisation
  • Rigging
  • Story Development
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • V-Ray
  • Zbrush
  • Student of the Year
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  • 10 Images
  • May 08, 2015
Shot 1 + 2:
00.03. 7 week group project. This was done for my masters in which we had to make a water woman transform into a water dragon in a live action environment. I did character design along with another person for the dragon, storyboarding, pre-vis, rigging and animation. I used Photoshop, premiere and Maya. Also a small amount of Houdini to help with some mo-cap clean up.

Shot 3:
00.19. Short obstacle animation. This was a short animation in which we had to animate a character overcoming an obstacle. I only animated this; the character rig is not mine. I used Maya for this and rendered using Vray

Shot 4:
00.28. Honour final film. This is the short animation from my undergraduate in which I did everything except the rigging to create this 2 minute film. This was done in Maya and rendered using Mental Ray.

Shot 5:
00.44. Short animation cycle. This was done along side the short obstacle animation over 3 weeks. I chose to make my animation a fight combo cycle from the choices we where given and took inspiration from Dragonball and did the effects in Photoshop.

Shot 6:
00.50 This is again is from the 7 week group project along with the rig demo at the end.

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