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I'm Stephen, a freelance animator based in South Wales, UK. I do a mix of character animation and motion design, mostly using and .

Here's a short animation I made last year called Wooly Jumper as part of the Cardiff QuickDraw 48hr animation competition.

You can find more of my work at cgnerd.com

Day 2 of the Harmony course, more building and rigging, lots learnt about deformers (pretty much a bezier & lattice setup in GP). Really interesting to see how rigs work compared to other software, quite different to what I’m used to 🤔 Next week, we’re animating 🥳

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I've used DJV in the past to review image sequences, but there's always something that doesn't work/doesn't work well, so I've installed the Blender Studio Media Viewer template, even created a little launcher for it. Works incredibly well. studio.blender.org/blog/media-

Progress! Our aim was just to do the head today, but had to get that pot belly and cape in :) Think I'll be carrying on with one of the other characters in the next lesson. Thoughts on Harmony so far? Really nice, bit like a mish-mash of Moho and Blender

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Only need one, but wanted to try a couple of different ideas. Hopefully by the end of tomorrow, one of these will be all vectorised, coloured and ready for rigging 🤘

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Doing a bit of character design work today for a TB Harmony course I'm starting tomorrow. I don't tend to have a chance to share much work on my socials, so I'll make an effort to share the fruits of my labour with this course 😊

No doubt a fringe case, but I'm rendering a scene in Cycles where a bottom of the line M1 Mac Mini is churning through frames faster than my RTX 2080Ti 🤨

Tried putting a screen protector on my graphics tablet this morning. Bubbles! Everywhere! I think they sent me 2 for a reason 😭

"Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow!"

This pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet) is so much more bad-ass than the stupid "quick brown fox" that I had to illustrate it. A tribute to master Jean Giraud (aka Moebius).

I'm pleased to note that even dolphin.town, my Mastodon server where the only letter you are allowed to post is "e", has seen increased activity in the last few days.

Thanks Eeeeelon!

Sure would suck if you spent $44,000,000,000 on a website thinking that people would keep looking at that website and then people stopped looking at that website and went and looked at a different website instead

So nice to see so much lovely artwork on here by some incredibly talented artists.

Well, a brand new shiny Mastodon feed, so it's probably best to do an .

I'm Stephen, a freelance animator based in South Wales, UK. I do a mix of character animation and motion design, mostly using and .

Here's a short animation I made last year called Wooly Jumper as part of the Cardiff QuickDraw 48hr animation competition.

You can find more of my work at cgnerd.com

Just moved from mastodon.cloud to mastodon.social for what is probably a silly reason, mastodon.cloud wasn't being picked up on my Wordpress theme for showing social media icons 😅 Figured as I'm just getting into this again, now was a good time to jump over

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