1. "Twin Sparks" Short Film
Twin Sparks is Heather Yun and I's SVA senior thesis film set to come out in Spring 2023! I've always been inspired by stylized 3D, and am super excited show off all I've learned about the medium in this film! I'm responsible for the shading, lighting, and FX in this shot, which was done in a combination of Houdini, Blender, and Nuke. Animation is done by my thesis partner Heather. Learn more here!
2. "Outgrow" Short Film
Selected for TAAFI (Toronto Animation Arts Festival International) and Florida Animation Festival.
Outgrow is a film I directed about growing up, and growing out of the place you once called home. 8 SVA Computer Arts students collaborated while in quarantine to create this film, battling against the odds to make something we could all be proud of. Created by Ollie Yao, Mav Vitale, Westine Leung, Ben Meyer, Heather Yun, Deniz Mani, Alex Yun and Kaitlin Yu.
3. Google Firebase Summit Opener:
I was responsible for set modeling and shading of the ropes course and other background props, as well as lighting certain shots in the opener. The project was rendered in Redshift.
4. Medieval Meadow Environment Model:
Modeled in Maya, textured in Substance Painter, rendered in Blender Cycles. Vegetation created in Houdini.
5. Stylized Fire:
Simulated in Houdini, composited in Nuke. Proof of concept test for my upcoming thesis film.
6. Four Items Three Ways:
A short personal project seeing how I could use Houdini attributes to shade in Maya/Arnold. I wanted to try it out with some unconventional shaders, so I did a jade shader and a donut shader! Models were acquired from TurboSquid.
7. "The Devil" 3D Illustration:
Rendered in Blender. Tarot card rendered with the Parallax Occlusion Mapping node plugin in Blender created by Anton Neveselov. Original illustration was created by me as a present for my Dungeons and Dragons group.
8. "The Broken Egg":
Modeled in Maya, textured in Substance Painter, rendered in Blender Cycles. A moody neon-bathed environment model of a sweet, janky little diner.
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Music is "I Lost All My Eggs" by Shawn Wasabi.