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Brian Clayton
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New Website
It has been well over a year since I've posted anything on this blog.  If you want to see my art or current reel/portfolio, check it out at -- www.brianjclayton.com

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Story Time
Using the same character I designed for the mailbox walk, I was also assigned to do a dialogue piece.  I decided to choose a clip from Shrek the Musical.  This is from a song called I Know It's Today.   There are still things I would fix, given time, but I ...

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Mailbox Walk
It seems I don't post much actual animation on here.  Perhaps it's because I aspire to be a character animator and I don't find most of what I do worth posting up here.  However, I feel like I should post more.  This is an assignment I've been working on th...

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Caricature
Yes, once again, it has been quite a while since I have posted to my blog.  However, I decided it was time for an update.  In one of my classes, one of our assignments was to take a person and caricature them.  I found a picture of a welder with a smile tha...

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To Animate a LEGO
For my intro to 3D Animation class at BYU, our first assignment was to animate a LEGO.  If you remember, last year, in the Intro to 3D graphics class, I had to model a LEGO (which can be seen here ).  I took the magician that I had modeled and decided to br...

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Of Shapes and Silhouettes
When it comes to design, some things I struggle with are simplification and basing my designs off of one shape.  One of the assignments we had in class helped me so much with just that.  We had to design three characters that fit into the same world or stor...

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Judge Judy!
One of the assignments given in my drawing for animation class was to design a vinyl toy.  The theme that we were given was to design a vinyl toy of a pop-culture icon.  If you know much about me, you'll know that I don't know my pop culture very well.  I m...

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Textures!
If you'll recall, when I took Drawing for Animation the first time (fall of 2013), one of our assignments was to collect samples of textures and create them using marker, and only line.  The textures I produced the first time I took the class can be found h...

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Reptiles, Bunnies, and Clothes, Oh My!
Last year, one of the classes I took,  in which I learned the most, was a class called Drawing for Animation, taught by Joe Olson .  Because I learned so much, I decided to take that class again.  Our first assignment this semester was to take the terms rep...
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