3D Animation

3D & Motion

A small collection of 3D animations, mainly out of curiosity to learn the software.

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Self-promotional

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Tools used:

Blender
Autodesk Maya
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The Rich

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Self-promotional
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Aug 2021
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Typography designed in Adobe Illustrator, exported as an SVG to Blender, then textured and animated. Also an unfortunate truth.

Compressed like crazy to fit Webflow's 3MB GIF size limit. Preview a slightly higher resolution version here.

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Parking the Car

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Self-promotional
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Date:
Oct 2016
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Short 3D animation from my Introduction to Maya class at California College of the Arts. Responsible for the entire pipeline in Autodesk Maya: modelling, texturing, rigging, animation, and rendering. Also includes some very basic sound design done in Adobe Premiere Pro.

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About

Daniel Castro Maia (he/him) is a Brazilian illustrator and designer based in Denver, CO. By day, Daniel is the lead graphic designer at REP Fitness. By night, he's a freelance illustrator. On weekends, he's a couch potato. Daniel studied Illustration at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

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Selected Clients

The New York Times / POLITICO Europe / The Washington Post / Quanta Magazine / Fireside Fiction / Institutional Investor / The Real Deal Magazine / Hero Complex Gallery / The Fillmore / VinePair / + more.

Accolades

- Society of Illustrators 63
- American Illustration 38, 39 Chosen
- 3X3 No. 16, No. 17, No. 18
- Creative Quarterly 55, 56, 57
- Communication Arts Interactive Annual 2019, Shortlist 2019-21
- Latin American Ilustración 7, 8 Selected
- Adobe Design Achievement Award 2019

Get in touch at daniel@dcmaia.art