Monday, 13 February 2017

New name updated blog

For personal reasons I have gone through a deed poll to change my old surname of Saunders to James. This is something I had wanted to do for a while in honour of my mother and grandparents. It will take some time getting used to my new name and most of my past work will obviously still have "Saunders" embedded in to them which I can't change. It's not a big issue as I need to move forward and create new content anyway :)

Monday, 5 December 2016

Horse run cycle

Run cycle animation, need to break it up so its not so "loopy"

Horse_Run_Cycle_spline from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Monday, 24 October 2016

Horse Walk animation

Had a go at animating a horse walking. Quite happy with how it turned out :)

Horse walk cycle

Horse_walk_Animation_Practice from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Horse walk added layers

Horse_walk_Polish from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

Created some artwork in photoshop for a change :) It's been a while since I tried! I find mountain ranges are quick to do as I just wanted to try a colour and light piece!
Here was my first pass, wanted to add something in the foreground but was not set on anything at the time.

Here is the final piece, I decided to make it feel higher up so i changed the clouds and thought some mountain climbers would give it some more scale :)

Higher res below.

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Render and Progression Reel

Excited_Girl_015 - Render from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Excited_Girl_016 - Progression from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Final Animation

Excited_Girl_013 - Polish from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Excited_Girl_014 - Polish from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Finished with this animation now, I could probably do another pass or change the run off, but I need to draw a line somewhere and move on to new animations :)

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Excited Girl Anim - Splining

Trying out this body mechanic rig set I bought from Joe Daniels.
Really simplistic, neat and flexible rigs for body mechanics!

Continued progress on my animation :) I've actually finished it now, which you can see on my Vimeo account. But I will post the final stuff on here soon. I am planning on creating a progression reel for it :)

Excited_Girl_010 - Spline from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Excited_Girl_011 - Spline from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.

Excited_Girl_012 - Spline
from Aran Saunders on Vimeo.