Matthias Lappe – Character Animator
Ice Cream Truck – work in progress

Ice Cream Truck – work in progress

Hey there, just a quick update on one of my little side projects. This shot was started as a beta test for the Kayla Rig It is still a work in progress and the second half of the shot is not done yet. Hope you like it! Thanks for stopping by and take care! Matt

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Owl Painting

Owl Painting

Hey there, this was a long overdue painting my stepdaughter asked me to do. I finally took some hours and tried my best to get this owl done in Photoshop. After a few tries to draw the feahters I went with a normal round brush used in the smudge tool. I changed the brush setting, more […]

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Day Trip to Amsterdam

Day Trip to Amsterdam

A few weeks ago I took a day trip to Amsterdam with my girlfriend. We were very lucky with the weather so we were just walking around the city. In the evening the sky got some great colors when the sun started to set. I used Lightroom for some editing and posted some of the […]

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3D Render Test #2 – Pool House

3D Render Test #2 – Pool House

Hello and welcome back to another blog post. The last week I was working on my second visualization project. The reason I chose an outdoor scene by sunset was to get a better understanding of V-Ray lights. For texturing the concrete blocks I used a mix of V-Ray blend and dirt maps. In case you […]

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3D Render Test #1 – Living Room

3D Render Test #1 – Living Room

Hey everyone, a few years ago I worked as a 3D Artist for a company building props for all kind of visualizations. As I started to shift my focus more towards animation I stopped the prop modeling and rendering for a while. Now as I have some time on my hands I thought it would […]

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Forest Hunter Run Cycle – Test Animation

Forest Hunter Run Cycle – Test Animation

Hey, the last days I was playing around with some cycle animation. I tried out a new rig from Animation Mentor. The Stewart rig is also free to download for none-students. Getting back into a body mechanic test is really nice after animating more realistic acting shots lately. I hope you like the small clip.

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Wolf Run Cycle – Test Animation

Wolf Run Cycle – Test Animation

Hello, after I finished the human run cycle which I posted earlier, I tried myself on the first quadruped animation. I wanted to get into the foot placement and the hip shoulder relation while the animal is running. to break things up a bit I also animated a small jump. I hope you like the […]

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Weekly Drawings #3

Weekly Drawings #3

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Olivia Wilde Portrait Painting

Olivia Wilde Portrait Painting

Hello and welcome back, I recently finished a new painting test of mine and wanted to post it and write a few infos about the process. The challenge for me was first of all understanding blending colors more. I found a really nice YouTube channel by the artist Wei Ho. He is creating his paintings […]

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Weekly Drawings #2

Weekly Drawings #2

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