deter's stuff

random crap from a dude named deter

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Winter Showcase

Here's some amazing work from my fellow AnimationMentor classmates... Enjoy!!

Wednesday, January 17, 2007


Alright, so the rendering is not quite what I want, but I had to finally get this thing off my plate... Enjoy!!


Tuesday, January 09, 2007


Passing along a bit of good news...I've accepted a position at Dreamworks Animation starting in April!!!  I'll be working on the kick ass (pun intended) project "Kung Fu Panda"!!  Cheers!!


Thursday, December 21, 2006

Happy Holidays!!

Alrighty! So it's been a while, I know, I'm EXTREMELY lazy! Anyway, here's a first pass layout of my short. Just trying to get a feel for the camera moves, edits, etc. All animation is ROUGH blocking, tweaks will definitely be made...Enjoy!


Friday, November 17, 2006

Update Pt. Deux

Ok, here the rest of the animated storyboard...Enjoy!


Monday, November 06, 2006


Hey everyone...sorry that it's been FOREVER since I've posted something...I'm still polishing up my final piece from last class ("My Bologna")...but I'm now in class 5 and we have started our short's an animatic from the first 1/3 of it. Kinda vague, but there will be more to come...Enjoy!


Monday, September 25, 2006

Session Twelve

Still making progress. My next post SHOULD be the final version, we'll see... Enjoy!!


Monday, September 18, 2006

Session Eleven

Making progress. Enjoy!!


Sunday, September 10, 2006

Session Ten

Sorry for the's some first pass polishing...MUCH more work to do, so little time. Enjoy!!


Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Session Five

Making progress. This is an initial blocking pass...much more work to do. Enjoy!!


Monday, July 31, 2006

Session Four

On to two characters shots now! For my dialog piece I chose a funny little exchange from Bad Boys...but visually I thought I'd give it a bit of a twist. This is the basic layout pass, no animation...just camera stuff. Enjoy!!


Session Three

Sorry for the's the final polish on my single character dialog shot. Enjoy!!


Sunday, July 16, 2006

Session Two

Ahh, more polishing...Enjoy!!


Also, for this week we had to take two photos and try and have Bishop mimic the expression...Enjoy, again!!


Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Session One

For the next few weeks we will be polishing up our shot from last class by adding facial animation. Look closely and you can actually see his eyebrows move! JOY!! :-)


Welcome to Class Four!!

Greetings! Welcome back to another exciting quarter of Three down, three to go!! (click HERE for a recap of my work from the first three classes) The title of this quarter's class is "Advanced Acting". My mentor for this quarter is none other than Mr. James Brown (no relation). :-) James applies his craft at Tippett Studios and has worked on such films as Constantine, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The Stepford Wives and The Mask II.