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The Alchemist

3D Modeled Poster

“The Alchemist” is a 3D modelled poster, with a focus on light and texturing. Each element was modelled in Maya, and textures were created in Photoshop. The final composition was rendered from Maya, and adjustments were made in After Effects. Although meant to be viewed as a film poster, “The Alchemist” is viewable as an animated short, showcasing the entire scene and the models within it.
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Massacre in Melbourne

Augmented Reality Web App

“Massacre In Melbourne” is an interactive and immersive experience, taking you through a tour of Melbourne’s darkest underworld locations. You will follow the footsteps of detective Peyton McMillan, as he tries to solve the… Massacre In Melbourne.
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Water and Ice

2D Traditional Flipbook Animation

Water and Ice is a traditional animation project, presented as both a filp-book and looping film. Drawn in lead pencil and coloured with soft pastels, the final piece contained 272 individual illustrations.
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UrbanGreen.Garden

Native Garden Website

UrbanGreen.Garden exists to encourage users to introduce native plants into their urban or suburban gardens. The site was created during a second-year class, and showcases layout design and photography with an emphasis on usability.
Beginning life as a global catalogue, UrbanGreen.Garden was refined to Melbourne, and evolved from a general plant list to a concept that would focus exclusively on native plants. To do this, it was decided that the site would focus on garden designs, both new and existing, and incorporating local native plants into them. This is the website concept explored and developed into the final website.
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The Colour Trip

What is Colour?

The Swinburne University Capstone Project is designed to push students skills, and create a body of work from across the entire class. In 2015, the project was Science Island, a project aiming to teach 11-year-olds a simple scientific concept. This game, and its accompanying animation, storybook and experiment, was showing how we see light, using photons and colours of the rainbow.
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Twitterverse

Interactive Installation

Twitterverse was a data visualisation concept, using keywords in tweets to generate a low-poly universe for a user to explore. Early concepts included dynamically created lists and options, however, for the prototype, these were replaced with pre-generated terms. Ideally, the results would have had geolocking capabilities, giving the installation some whimsy as you browsed tweets about a festival or location you are attending.
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Mongol Ulus Duu

Mongolia Song iPad App

“Mongol Ulus Duu” (Mongolia Song) is an iPad app / sound module based around and inspired by the instruments found within traditional Mongolian music culture.
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Suburban Ecology: Saving Our Frogs

Research project for Australian native frogs

A research project into the lives and habitats of frogs in urban and suburban areas, Suburban Ecology aimed to discover how local homeowners could have a positive impact on Australia’s native populations. By consulting with ecology and environment experts, collecting anecdotal as well as quantitative data, and looking at how people are already designing their gardens, this project aimed to find new ways to encourage people to design with local ecosystems in mind.

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Job Trials

Student Film

This short student film aims to highlight the inequalities between men and women in the workforce. While not everyone will experience these differences, most of us will notice some disparity between the way men and women are treated during our professional careers.

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Eugene and Toby

2D Flash Animation

A short looping animation created in Adobe Flash, Eugene and Toby is the story of an old robot and a very enthusiastic turtle. Although a digital finish, Eugene and Toby uses traditional frame-to-frame techniques to give it a hand-made feel.
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