Ode to Baxter Pud

Ode to Baxter Pud

Cats have a reputation for Christmas tree mischief, and my cat Baxter lived up to this infamous behavior  He used to knock the bulbs off our family Christmas and line them up at the top of our stairs. When he had amassed a sizable lineup, he would knock them...
Leaping Sheep

Leaping Sheep

Spreading the Christmas cheer through an animation can make life more enjoyable. It’s the small things that count. I created this animation to make people smile. It started out as a simple sheep and then grew into a wreath, words, and a border.    ...
Royal Guard Tryouts

Royal Guard Tryouts

OBJECTIVE This final project was very rewarding because helped me achieve a personal goal on understanding and working with Adobe After Effects. The purpose of the project was to create a vector-based animation. The only requirements were that it must look good as a...
…Lightbulb!

…Lightbulb!

Lightbulb Animation Gif Sketches I knew what I wanted to do right away and I took advantage of it because the last project made me feel like I was running out of ideas. So the purpose of this project was to use Adobe After Effects to make my artwork move! I began with...
The emotional roller coaster of this monkey

The emotional roller coaster of this monkey

I was excited going into this project, because I had just recently worked in After Effects and I wanted to try something different.  I love puns and wordplay so I thought, maybe I should make a monkey eating a banana!  That was boring by itself. Aha! A Banana split!...
The Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy

Animation is a whole different ball game when it comes to graphic design. Give me an assignment dealing with Illustrator, and i’ll be just fine! But, crating an animation in After Effects was a challenge.   The Process I started, as usual with sketches. I had a...