Ms. Dark Dragon – female Vietnamese inspired pirate – Queen of the East Sea – one of my favourite assignments in the character design class I just took this last semester of Fall 2014. This design focuses on picking out iconic, recognizable, interesting details that contribute well to the overall design, giving it a fantasy vibe, and less about cultural or historical accuracy. Top left corner are some exploration thumbnail sketches I did that included a lot of research I did from various sources about Vietnamese attires.

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An assignment for my character design for animation class, with the topic of anthropomorphic animal characters: This is my Samurai Baboon that I’ll have a chance to sculpt into a little statue, and I’ll be showing that to you guys later.

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WANTED – Character Design

Wanted – Cowboy character design. He’s basically a hunchback bounty hunter with an eye patch, and he’s bald. His name is literally is “Wanted”. First assignment for character design class. Came out pretty great I think.

Louis – Animation Test

Youtube: http://youtu.be/_ZEhatH3lQ4
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/94794971
(Tiếng Việt ở dưới)
A short animation test sequence I did in class ANM 362 – Traditional Animation 3, instructed by Michael Vickner, with my original character Louis. The sequence includes a character design turn around and some character exploration sketches.

The sequence Won First Place in the category 2D animation test at the Animation Spring Show Festival at the Academy of Art University, School of Animation and VFX.

Music: Gravity Falls Music box version from user LittleJayneyCakes on youtube.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop, Toonboom Harmony, Adobe After Effects.

Video is for educational purpose only, non-commercial use.

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Cap’n from Popapocalypse – a comic book about a post apocalyptic world ruled by warlords who are pop culture mascots, created by my good friend and colleague – Matt Harding. This drawing was done to celebrate the success of his kickstarter project for Popapocalypse.