July 15 to July 28, 2019
May 13, 2019
Create your own 3D animated character creature using clay techniques combined with 3D software and scanning in a process that transcends from traditional to 3D.
Undergraduate: MCJ 424, 3 unitsGraduate/post-baccalaureate: MCJ 624, 3 units
Sophomore/junior/senior-level intermediate to advanced students, graduates, and working professionals. You should have strong design skills, critical thinking skills, and a desire to learn. This course is for those with a background in 2D drawing, character design, 3D modeling/sculpting, and 3D animation.
Professor Frank Pereira530-898-5061
Vinton Heuck has been doing professional work for gaming companies, comic books, and cartoons for more than 20 years. At 38, he started directing high-profile animated series such as
The Batman, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and
Transformers. In between directing, he has continued his work in comic books.
He recently Kickstarted the creator-owned graphic novel Mabigon with co-creator Byron Penaranda, as well as writing a "Deadman" story for DC's prestigious "Wednesday Comics." He still does occasional character design for gaming companies and enjoys any opportunity to share his lifelong passion for comic book culture with others.
Christopher R. Notbusch –
Christopher Notbusch is the owner and operator of Notbusch Modeling, a custom collectible sculpting service. Norbusch creates custom sculptures taken from games, movies, and real life, as well as original characters. He also walks thousands of people through his sculpting process via live stream, making character sculptuing accessuble to a vast online audience.
Notbusch transforms the most fanciful and imaginative concepts into reality
Chris Adamson –
Chris Adamson is the Sr. 3D Character Animation Specialist for the world leader in motion capture technologies and hardware, Xsens. As a product specialist, Chris works directly with VFX houses, game companies, schools, and motion capture studios, from indie game titles to billion dollar movie contracts. Some studios and projects Chris has been involved with include ILM, Digital Domain, Method Studios, Love Has No Labels,
Ted 2, Marvel Films and Games, The Third Floor, and many more.
Daniel Cahill – https://www.artstation.com/artist/danielcahill
Daniel Cahill is known for his work in video effects on blockbuster films including Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Pirates of the Caribbean, Downsizing, Star Trek Beyond, It, Deathnote, and Power Rangers: The Movie. Cahill works extensivle with 3D scanning and printing technologies, including LIDAR, photogrammetry, and Structure-Light scanning. Cahill is an expert in taking a sculpted concept and turning it into digital animation.