Animation of a world in paper where a guy is moving around on stairs…Will he jump? Climbing Man in Paperworld from Dimitry van den Berg on Vimeo.
Experimenting with rigging and motion capture files. It looks like an abstract snowman who gives of yellowish snow… Running Abstract Snowman from Dimitry van den Berg on Vimeo.
I am a big fan of South Park and I found a tutorial how to make a South Park animation. The tutorial is about 20 minutes but it took me 4-5 hours to make it. Eventually I pulled it off nicely. I see some details that could be better. Maybe next time. South Park spoof wisdom of the day from Dimitry van den Berg on Vimeo.
Made this video of Rembrandt. It has a 3d effect that is used in all kinds of television programs around the world. It works with what is called a displacement map. This is a height map that you place over the 2d picture. You make that height map yourself with guessing what the heights are. In a face the nose is in front, eyes in the back etc. The picture then kind of wraps itself around the height map to get a 3d look. It is limited and it distorts …
I made these video to practice lighting and simulation/dynamics. It took me about 12 hours to make and about 10 hours to render. I had some real trouble with the breaking mug but after some feedback I received on a forum I tackled that as well. The most important things to pay attention too are: Lighting (a dusk like attic like lighting) Bouncing ball Breakage of the mug Interaction with dust, light and mug as the ball moves through the room. I wanted to be a small mini story about …
I made this fake Mediamarkt commercial. I saw a commercial on the television last week and the Commercials of the Mediamarkt are always very loud and obnoxious. I thought I had enough skills to copy the look and feel of the Mediamarkt commercials. I think I pulled it of nicely (not 100% but 90%). I used my own voice, made the music with Garageband and animated it in 3d animation software. This is the commercial that inspired me.
I am an Escher fan since my childhood. I visited the Escher museum recently and there are all kinds of ‘impossible’ figures/objects. I made one myself and I think I will try to make more. It is fun to do.
A small booklet about life, inspired by my meditation practice and life. On a website someone said that life is pointless. I agree but I am not a cynic and I love life. Life has no point and that is what sets you free. Life is the experience, the experience is life. Large Screen and size or click here for a pdf.
An Orange Balloon Dog made by Jeff Koons Sold for $58.4M yesterday. The balloon is probably filled with hot air. So I made this video in response to this news (and with update).
I meditate on and off for about 10 years now. The last 3 years almost daily with an occasional break when I am on vacation. Meditation keeps me more focused, calm, open minded and more in tune with my own emotions and needs. I am not into any specific tradition but most literature I have read are from Zen masters. While I like the books, I am not so keen on traditions and rituals. For me it is more a meditation ‘workout’ without all the tea ceremonies, chanting and other …