I have produced a showreel to showcase the animations that I made while at university. The shots in the reel are both independent works and my contributions to group work that exhibit a range of animation styles such as acting, dialogue and creature. I have focused on acting performances the most and have developed the shots further by pushing personality, believability and appeal. I have gained valuable skills by studying other animator’s work and a range of animation material, as well as practice based study.
For my final year project, I started to make a short film called ‘Imagine’. I have included some finished shots in this showreel. The film centers around a young boy who is Deaf and his service dog, I chose to make the film to highlight Deaf/Hard of Hearing representation in animation and I look forward to finishing it in the future.
BA (Hons) Computer Character Animation
Final year animation student with a traditional art background, currently seeking work within the industry. My strength is character animation in particular, with a strong understanding of storytelling, animation principles and working to specifications. I work great within a team and receive and act upon feedback very well. I always try to maintain enthusiasm and welcome challenges as this enables me to grow.
Software & Hardware Proficiencies:
Maya, Premiere Pro, Z – brush, Procreate
8 years (Including apprenticeship) working as a professional tattoo artist, designing and working with clients under both self management and as part of a small team of artists.
Student ambassador work. Representing Teesside University School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies. Assisting with open day events and campus tours. I also led an animation workshop at Teesside University’s ‘Choose Your Future’ event for 2 groups of high school students with other ambassadors.
Interests: Watercolour painting, Digital art, Crochet, Embroidery, Baking, Live Music/Shows, Fishing, Walking, ABBA enthusiast.