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Demo Reel

A reel showing knowledge of both

2D and 3D animation

All work except for sound sources

are created by Sophia Johnson

Thesis Film

Ashtad
Duration: 3:55
Date: 5/13/2023

Ashtad is a 2D animation that is about the choices of a witch's past. Revived in a factory with only her head, Ashtad tries to remember what happened to her. The past of Ashtad is revealed to the audience, which alludes to the dark stories about society during the witch hunt period.

Internship-
video editor & animation internship

Date: 6/5/2023-now

Medium: mp4

Edited, composited and created videos for social media posts to advertise the designs made for Design & Customize LLC on Instagram. Created both 2D and 3D animations by necessary and edited stock audio to match the posts.

Peach cream

(2D)

Bubblegum

(2D)

Lighter

(3D)

Grinder

(3D)

Contribution:

(9-14s) drew& colored 2D animation 

(14-15s) made simple cutout animation

Composited whole video with given footage

Added + edited stock audio to match vibe

Programs: Clip studio paint,

Adobe After Effects,

Adobe Premiere Pro

Contribution:

(4-10s) drew& colored 2D animation of

pink droplet 

(11-15s) drew& colored 2D loop animation of scared bubblegum

(11-15s) made simple cutout animation

Composited whole video with given footage

Added + edited stock audio to match vibe

Programs: Clip studio paint,

Adobe After Effects,

Adobe Premiere Pro

Contribution:

Re-mapped the UV texture for given lighter wrapper design to fit given lighter model

Created background assets for the animation

Keyframed and animated the video in Blender

Added + edited stock audio to match vibe

Programs:

Blender,

Adobe After Effects

Contribution:

Modeled the grinder and textured it

Created background

Keyframed and animated the scene

Added + edited stock audio to match vibe

Programs:

Blender,

Adobe After Effects

Comic-
Captured Alive

Date: 5/12/2023

Medium: JPG

The kidnapping case had been ongoing with signs indivating that the culprit is based in the outer woods of the Black Shroud. Qing, an officer that lives nearby, was summoned by his boss to look for more evidence. After arriving, Qing finds that he isn't the only one in the woods. Will he be able to solve the case safely..?

Demo Reel-animation principles(3D)

A reel showing knowledge of the principles of 3D animation, including playblasts of the render from Maya

Storyboard-
Cat Dragon

Date: 1/1/2023

Medium: JPG

Cat Dragon, a storyboard created in Storyboard Pro, explains a story of a cat trying to find the sibling of a dragon who has left it an egg. The storyboard explores the theme of playfulness and wildness, reminding the audience of nature.

Still image rendering

Still image rendering CGI

Creating models and rendering in Maya Arnold

I created a model of my designed character and made props, then rendered the image out in Maya Arnold.

Illustration

Illustration for animals

An investigation of gouache and the natural world

To become more familiar with the shapes and colors of animals and plants, I decided to investigate and create a series of illustration drawings. The material is gouache  and watercolor paper.