Although I love and embrace all aspects of 3D animation, it is character modeling that I would love to experiment and specialise on.
I am familiar with the following tools for production.
B.Sc Visual Communication from CSI Bishop Appasamy College, Bharatiar University, Coimbatore.
CG Talk Cybergirl Character Workshop by Steven Stahlberg,
a high quality comprehensive workshop sharing realistic character development and presentation.
With Sun Animatics, Hyderabad,
As lead character modeler, for feature film project - "Eshan-The Legend of Bhairavi"
Red Octane Technologies, Chennai.
As lead character modeler, for broadcast and game characters (Guitar Hero II).
With MARTI Animation, Turkey (online).
Worked on a few animated TV series for kids.
Jobs included modeling, texturing, assigning facial expressions and rigging of cartoon characters as per approved design.
Have completed around 180 characters with setup ready for use by animators in about one and a half years.
Animation Studios, Bangalore
Worked as a facial expression animator (training) at Paprikaas, Bangalore for "FFACCE", a Korean CG film.
Was chosen to be the instructor for multimedia development for defence related Computer Tutorial Media development
for three consecutive batches assigning them with projects and guiding them in their projects.
My rendition of Tony Diterlizzi's "Northern Quarry Dwarf" won a front page plug at CGTALK.com,
the excellence and front page excellence award at 3DTOTAL.com, Pixeltheory3d.com and the showcase Award at CGTANTRA.com.
Won the runners up for the 24 fps CGTantra Excellence Award for Best Modeling and Texturing 2007
Won the best for several categories at the Hardcore Modeling Challenge at CGTALK.com.
The challenges were the 30 models in 30 days challenge at CGTALK (Link)
The Vitruvian Man challenge at CGTALK (Link)
Prize in Speed Modeling of "The Djinn and the Lamp"
at CGTANTRA.com (Link)