Models & Puppets

Digital and physical models
Robot discovers magic
Robot
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Magical Robot

Stopmotion Music Video composited

with Live Action. These photos document

the process of creating the magician's

little robot.

You can see it HERE

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Crab Concept B01
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Mechanical Crabs

Monstrous creatures sent to destroy magician and his magical inventions. These are part of a music video combining live action and miniatures.

You can see it HERE

Julie in Greenhouse
Julie
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Relacement Faces
Boot molds
Finished face sculpt
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Glove Molds
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Julie Concept B
Julie Concept A

Skin Deep

Stopmotion short about a woman who

experiments on herself to finalize her

restoration serum. This is the first time

I've attempted a human character in 

stopmotion, and my first attempt at 

replacement faces.

You can see it HERE

Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
Hope and Glory Stopmo Puppets
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Devil puppets

 

Designed, modeled, and 3D printed these devil puppets for a cool VR project with Prologue called Memos From Hell.

You can watch it HERE

Painting the Character
Captain Houston
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Houston and an Armature
Alien Creature
Captain Houston
Captain Houston
Animated to composite
puppets
monster puppet

VR Space Puppets

Characters I modeled in Maya and 3d Printed using a universal base armature I've been improving on. These were used in a Taco Bell VR demo ad experience.

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VR Taco Bell Space Adventure
Doritos in a 3D VR space

Low Poly Models

Modeled these 3D objects for Vertebrae's plugin to dynamically plant into VR spaces. Topology and textures had to be highly optimized to accomodate for mobile platforms.

Animation Character Asset
Street shark 3D print
Street shark 3D print
Street shark 3D print
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Character Models

 

Various sculpts from jobs and personal projects. Modeled in Maya and Zbrush.

Hard Surface Modeling

Here's a weapon I modeled and textured while working at Prologue, optimized for a VR game.

Camel 3D Print
Camel 3D Model
Camel 3D Model
Camel 3D Model
Camel 3D Model
Camel 3D Print
Camel 3D Print
Camel 3D Print
Camel 3D Print

Camel Stopmo Puppet

3D printed miniature puppet designed to proxy for a client's larger hand-puppet counterpart.

Death and the Robot 3D Printing

This video details the 3D Printing process for Death and the Robot's characters, my first that were fully 3D printed.

Death Prepainted Orthographic View
Robot Prepainted Orthographic View
Death Model Posed
Death and Robot Model Posed
Death strait out of the printer
Operation Death: Assemble!
She's pulling herself together
Further Assembled
What a ham
Death watch out, that's sharp.
So many Deaths!
Robot where'd you come from?
Greg begins to paint!
I sense a beautiful friendship
Kamehameha!
Graveyard: birthday cake edition
Death puts some clothes on
Martha begins sewing like crazy
Death's geared up for an adventure
Which one's the evil twin?
Dem hips
Robot lives! Kinda...
Robot doesn't mess around.
Alas, poor Death.
United in full paint at last!
Now there's a set!
Robot needs coffee more than I do.
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Skittles and Robot try to be friends
Can it be?! They're both complete!!!
Death and the Robot Puppets

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These characters were created in Autodesk Maya and 3D printed using a Dimensions Printer at Center for Design Innovation. These photos document the process.

© 2020 by Austin Taylor

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