NOAH HAMDAN VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST TENNIS BALL V-RAY

Lighting • Modeling • Texturing • Compositing • Animation

June 2013

 

This project demonstrates an understanding of Maya's V-Ray lighting, rendering, and fur system by replicating an object with photographic realism.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2012: Mental Vray & NukeX6.1v3

FORGOTTEN RAILROAD
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Lighting • Modeling • Texturing • Compositing (Render Layers) • Animation

January 2012 - March 2012

 

Inspired by the abandoned trains of Lambertville, New Jersey. This project includes the use of UV texture mapping, Maya Paint Effect environments, and Maya Physical Sun and Sky. All aspects of this project were completed personally.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2011: Mental Ray & NukeX6.1v3

SKYWALKER'S LIGHTSABER

Lighting • Modeling • Texturing • Compositing (Render Layers) • Animation

July 2011 - November 2011

 

“Skywalkerʼs Lightsaber” (TM & © LUCASFILM LTD. 2012. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED) was a project designed to create a photo realistic replica of the iconic and mystical weapon of the STAR WARS universe. All aspects of this shot were completed personally.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2011: Mental Ray & NukeX6.1v3

CATTARINETTA

Visual Effects Supervisor • Artist

February 2013 - March 2013

 

Margaret Cardell created the 2D animation short "Catterinetta" based on an Italian folklore. The personal task was to aid in creating assets for animation, Matte Paintings, and supervise the film to meet the Director's visual desires.

 

 

 

 

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6,  & Adobe After Effects CS6

SKYLER STONESTREET'S HOLY ROLLIN'

Compositing

April 2011 - February 2012

 

The studio Mutual Co. and director Tyler M. Reid created the music video “Holy Rollinʼ” for musician artist Skyler Stonestreet. With a small team of SCAD students, the personal goal was to composite live-action shots, incorporate 2D and 3D elements, and apply color correction as directed.

 

 

 

 

Software: NukeX6.1v3

THE BUTTERFLY DANCER

Lighting

November 2011

 

“The Butterfly Dancer” was a senior film directed by Carr Rundle. The live action film had select shots that included a CG object (Butterfly). The personal task was to light the 3D object for post production composite.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2011

HARDLY WORKIN'

Lighting

November 2010 - May 2011

 

“Hardly Workinʼ” was an animation short created by David Chen. With a small team of SCAD animators, the goal was to light the animation to effectively convey the visual tone specific to the director's desires.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2011

MOON PROLOGUE IN DREAMS

Lighting • Compositing (Render Layers)

November 2010 - March 2011

 

“Moon: Prologue in Dreams,” a SCAD senior film by Eduardo Rivero Villalobos. Within the film, select shots include a digital environment. The personal task was to light the project scene and illustrate a mood to the director's desires.

 

 

 

 

Software: Autodesk Maya 2010: Mental Ray & Nuke5