FMX and ITFS 2019

Last week I visited the FMX and ITFS 2019. It was a great pleasure for me as it was the two times before. The FMX theme this year was Bridging the Gap between Art and Tech. I always love to see how other artists develop beautiful and inspiring concepts. I find it astonishing, how Aardman Animations are creating this historical … Read More

My business cards

A few days ago my business cards arrived. I used different motives for the front side and only my basic data for the back. Because I love it clean and clear. The default motive shows my new self-portrait. Then I decided to use two of my ink artwork which I made for Inktober. At least I used two pictures of … Read More

Master of Arts

Yesterday I completed my studies with a master’s degree at the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg, Upper Austria. Still, I can’t believe it. Amazing, how fast the time passed. I finished my Bachelor in 2016. Currently, I’m still working on Fish for Life, our final project. The work on this animated short is in its final throes.

Small support for VR game ‘Letzte Worte’

This week my fellow students published their VR game Letzte Worte on steam. The story of the game is very profound. Matthias Patscheider, Samantha Povolny, and Bianca Zankl did a splendid good job! Fortunately, I was able to support this project a little bit. I did a few assets texturing with Substance Painter. I had a lot of fun to … Read More

Inktober 2018

After missing this occasion every single time the past few years I’m finally making my contribution to the worldwide art challenge called Inktober. Every October, thousands of artists take on a challenge by drawing one ink artwork a day the entire month. Therefore, some guidelines exist, which I’m not following, though. I prefer following my own ideas and daily impressions. … Read More

Nonverbal Expression in Animated Movies. With Timothy Reckart.

Currently, I’m writing my master thesis about Nonverbal Expression in Animated Movies. Therefore, I will analyze some works, amongst others, Head Over Heels by Timothy Reckart. The animated short won lots of awards. 2013, it was even nominated for an Oscar. Not surprisingly, because of the sensitive story and its lovely realization in stop-motion. It beautifully shows the relationship of an … Read More

The colors of Fish for Life

Currently, the development of Fish for Life takes great steps forward – check out all the colors from the recent renderings on the new blog entry at fishforlife-short.com. Giving the model its texture I’ve used Substance Painter. With this software, I am able to paint directly on the model. Afterward, the exporting texture maps build the foundation of the shading … Read More

‘Da Opa hoid’ / ‘Just Grandpa’ at tricky women 2018

Today our animated short Da Opa hoid / Just Grandpa will be screened at the tricky women 2018. The Metro Kinokulturhaus shows it at 3 p.m. as part of the programme Österreich Panorama. As in a previous post mentioned, the story is about the grandpa of little Mina, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Nevertheless, Mina always finds a creative explanation … Read More

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