Photos so far of this years Graduate Expo

Thank you to the Vice Principal Curriculum, Jacqueline Page, for presenting awards this year to the BSc and FdSc students.   Congratulations to all who received a reward and well done to all the students who have worked so hard and achieved so much!

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Project in Bournemouth = Fame in LA

Foundation Degree student, Josh Turner, was approached by Tribune Media in LA to ask if they could use his Year 2 Project in as part of the opening scene to the Real Milwaukee Morning Show. Josh did a funky visualisation of the Milwaukee Art Museum for his main project this year (see below) and had to get permission from AutoDesk […]

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Professional breakdancer, Shangomola Edunjobi, does some sick moves in our motion capture suit. Another mocap session organised by one of our BSc animation students. Keep an eye on the blog for the finished project in June.

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It’s not just the animators who have cool toys to play with – our BSc modellers are currently 3D scanning a real Spinosaurus (toy) with our 3D laser scanner. Next they have just have to apply materials and make it animatable.  Stay tuned for updates…


Parkour Mocap

Thanks to Greg Nagy from the Train Hard Parkour Project in Poole for coming and doing some motion capture (mocap) with us. Our BSc students get to use the mocap suits for their main project and animation coursework. This time Chris Hill invited Greg to do some Parkour stunts for his free-running / floating asteroid […]

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Sumo Celebrity

These are some examples of our latest modelling / sculpting coursework. It is an exercise in anatomy working across our 3D modelling and Art lessons. It is also a bit of fun. Students chose a celebrity and then made the sumo wrestling version using 3ds Max and Mudbox. (Clockwise from top) Steve Buscemi by Jake Balston, […]

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Commercial Motion Capture Session

Our students running a motion capture session for Nick Galaxy, one of our industry partners. Nick approached us with some animation requirements he had for a game prototype. We built it into a piece of coursework for our students and got them to run the session. Nick hired professional dancer, Ruby, and we used one of […]

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