AFC Asian Cup Song: ‘dog morph’ shot

Together with a bunch of great guys, I recently worked on the music video of the official song of the AFC Asian Cup: ‘Yalla Asia’ (by Jay Sean featuring Karl Wolf). The full vfx team (in no particular order) was: Marijn Eken (vfx sup, color grade, camera stabilize, compositing) Richard Levene (3d animation, shading, rendering) Marco…

TRON :)

I finally have got some time to start posting some of the cool stuff I mentioned in a previous post. A little while ago I got contacted by Alex Lindsay from Pixel Corps to work on a testshot for a Tron inspired piece for SalesForce. This was one of those projects you have to thing…

Infrastructure progress

During long renders, I’ve been working on a little automation. For a long time I had wanted to make it easier to start up my little render ‘farm’ (just a few machines) and streamline the process of installing new versions of Houdini on them. I had long pushed this effort back using the excuse that…

Update on waves and tools

As I’m wrapping up another fun project, it is time for some long overdue updates on my blog. I still haven’t found the time/energy to make that ‘build a wave animation’ screen capture. This is still very much in the planning but I’m going to stop promising it on a concrete schedule as more work…

Gerstner waves interacting with objects

Hi,

It’s been too long since my last blog, but I guess that’s what you can expect of ‘internal’ projects, they get pushed around endlessly. Anyway, FMX was great and it was cool to see my wave tools shown as part of the Houdini Master Classes.

In the coming days I hope to post a short video walkthrough on using the wave tools to create a breaking wave animation live :).